Project MATHEMATICS!
Library Home 
Full Table of Contents 
Suggest a Link 
Library Help
http://www.projectmathematics.com/  


Apostol, Blinn, Corrigan, California Institute of Technology  
Videotapeandworkbook modules that explore basic topics in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. The tapes use live action, music, special effects, and imaginative computer animation, and are distributed on a nonprofit basis. Each module consists of a videotape and a workbook, and explores a basic topic in mathematics that can be easily integrated into existing high school or community college curricula. The modules encourage interaction between students and teachers, and include: The Theorem of Pythagoras; The Story of Pi; Similarity; Polynomials; Sines and Cosines (Periodic functions, Trigonometry, Addition formulas); The Tunnel of Samos; and a Teachers Workshop. A 30minute Early History of Mathematics videotape also traces some of the landmarks in mathematics.  


Levels:  High School (912), Early College 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Multimedia, Video, Lesson Plans and Activities, Textbooks 
Math Topics:  Polynomials, Pi, Triangles and Other Polygons, Functions, Trigonometry 
Math Ed Topics:  Audiovisual/Multimedia, Curriculum/Materials Development 
[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]
© 1994 The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved.
http://mathforum.org/