Who would have ever thought there was a direct way to connect mathematical concepts to poetry?
Creative juices were certainly at work when this book of mathematical dialogues was created by Theoni Pappas. It presents a
new way to enjoy and learn mathematical ideas via poetic dialogues read by two people. A new twist to mathematical themes.
24 delightful and informative poetic dialogues for exploring math ideas.
- TOPIC POEMS INCLUDE-
· Mathematics · Circles · Proper fractions · Fractals
· Fibonacci numbers · One · Operations · Imaginary numbers
· Möbius strip · Zero · Squares · Operations
· Variables · Radicals · Triangles · · Primes · Dimensions
· Golden Mean · e,&i (for three voices)
· Integers · Tessellations · Even numbers
· Googols · We are numbers.
|Publisher:||Wide World Publishing|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||3 MB|
|Age Range:||7 Years|
About the Author
In 2000 Pappas received the Excellence in Achievement Award from the University of California Alumni Association. In addition to mathematics Pappas enjoys the outdoors, especially the seashore
where she has a home. There she bicycles, kayaks, hikes and swims. Her other interests include watercolor painting, photography, music, cooking and gardening.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a great book for the classroom. Students love reading the poems together and it helps motivate math learning for those who need to see a different perspective of math in our lives.
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