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Author:Marcus du Sautoy, University of Oxford
Description: Mathematical walking tours of Oxford and London led by "mathemagicians" who reveal examples of maths hidden in the Beehive, the Bridge of Sighs, the Gherkin, the Sheldonian Theatre, St. Paulís Cathedral, and satellite dishes and death rays. Click on the "find" button to see examples of maths hidden in cities around the world; add your own examples by clicking "add" to create your very own maths walking tours. Maths in the City was developed by Marcus du Sautoy, the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Internet-Based Projects, Field Trips
Math Topics: Architecture, Construction/Trades, Engineering
Math Ed Topics: Public Understanding of Math

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