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Topic: greetings
Replies: 1   Last Post: Aug 6, 1997 5:22 PM

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Suzanne Alejandre

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Registered: 12/3/04
Re: greetings
Posted: Aug 6, 1997 5:22 PM
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Hi Jo-Elyn,

>Hi, I'm a 6th grade teacher who has recently discovered that conceptual
>math and the use of manipulatives can be fun and interesting. I want to
>teach the math concepts of the Ancient Civilizations of Egypt, Greece,
>Mesopotamia, India, China and Rome and create projects for students to
>construct representations of these ideas.


On
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/magic.square.html

you will find four activities on Magic Squares that are connected to
history.

Lo Shu - China

Albrecht Dürer - Germany

Benjamin Franklin

The Sator - Rome

Also, at the beginning of
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/circles.html

you will see reference to the Islamic culture

and also on the Tessellation Tutorials
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/sum95/suzanne/tess.intro.html
I have links to Historical and Geographical Connections

BUT my favorite is the Multicultural Math Fair which the mathematics
department at Frisbie Middle School (where I work) has been developing
for a few years.

You will find it at
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/mathfair/index.html

Suzanne Alejandre
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/alejandre/






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