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Author:American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Description: Read articles and watch video news segments about the latest discoveries and applications of mathematics: "Do the Math Dance," "Mathematician Calms the Skies with Turbulence Detection Algorithm," "Become a Smarter Shopper," "The Science Behind Movie Magic," "Mathematical Physics Explains why Icicles Grow Long and Thin," "Mathematicians to Thank for Great Graphics," "Mathematicians and Artists Use Algorithms to Make Complicated Paper Sculptures," and more. A collaboration of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the American Institute of Physics (AIP), Discoveries and Breakthroughs Inside Science (DBIS) promotes awareness of and appreciation for the role science, technology, engineering, and mathematics play in daily life. Each month, DBIS provides 12 reports in both English and Spanish to subscribing local TV stations across the United States.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Articles
Math Topics: General, Applications/Connections
Math Ed Topics: Public Understanding of Math

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