Multicultural Math Fair
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|Suzanne Alejandre, Frisbie Middle School|
|Twenty-nine percent of Frisbie's student population is Limited English Proficient; Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, German, Indonesian, Korean, Philipino, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Samoan, Spanish, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, and Urdu are represented. In 1993-94 Math Fair activities in English and Spanish included Navajo Burntwater Designs; Building A Pyramid; Sands Along the Nile; Anybody Know the Time?; Towers of Hanoi; Chinese Tangram Puzzles; Srinivasa's Spheres; Sonya's Symmetry; Using Kali; and Mayan Math. Sites from which to download software to use with the activities; student comments; photos of Frisbie students at the fair; and Math Fair and Interdisciplinary links were included.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Games, Manipulatives, Problems/Puzzles, Internet-Based Projects, Link Listings, Archives/Download Sites, Topic Tools Miscellaneous|
|Math Topics:||Calendars/Dates/Time, Patterns/Relationships, Discrete Math, Symmetry/Tessellations|
|Math Ed Topics:||Multiculturalism, Games, Models of Use|
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