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Visit this site: http://www.mathdance.org/

Author:Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern
Description: The Dr. Schaffer & Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble has performed and conducted workshops on math dance in hundreds of schools and conferences since 1987. From that work, Co-Artistic Directors Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern wrote MathDance, a 132-page book with fellow artist Scott Kim. Their site presents some of their favorite math dance activities to use in classrooms, including Clap Your Name; Counting Handshakes; Rotational Symmetry; The Four Basic Symmetries; and String Polyhedra.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Number Sense/About Numbers, Patterns/Relationships, Polyhedra, Symmetry/Tessellations, Art, Music
Math Ed Topics: Workshops/Inservice/Training

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