Math around the World

Math around the World

by Beverly Braxton, Richard Hoyt, Lisa Klofkorn, Kay Fairwell, Florence Stone
     
 
Math Around The World places mathematics in a multicultural and international context -- presenting eight games from four different continents -- NIM, Kalah, Tower of Hanoi, Game Sticks, Magic Squares, Shongo Networks, Games of Alignment, and Hex. The complete step-by-step instructions outline ways to introduce the games and provide detailed classroom suggestions to

Overview

Math Around The World places mathematics in a multicultural and international context -- presenting eight games from four different continents -- NIM, Kalah, Tower of Hanoi, Game Sticks, Magic Squares, Shongo Networks, Games of Alignment, and Hex. The complete step-by-step instructions outline ways to introduce the games and provide detailed classroom suggestions to help students to discover and articulate the major mathematical concepts in each game. This teacher's guide also includes suggestions for ways to explore related geography and history and to broaden student awareness of the contributions of diverse world cultures to mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780924886430
Publisher:
University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Series:
Great Explorations in Math and Science Series
Edition description:
TEACHER
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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