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|Experiential installations that "stimulate mathematical imaginations and build the mathematical abilities" of interest, confidence, and skills. Museum exhibits have included "Balance and Imbalance," "Comparing Frequencies," "Shadow Fractions," "Scaling Shapes," "Sensing Ratios," "Partner Motion," "Comparing Forms," and "Drawing with Gears." See also the site's collection of research into embodiment literature. Developed in partnership by Explora, Albuquerque; Museum of Life & Science, Durham; Museum of Science, Boston; Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul; Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE), at San Diego State University and TERC, Cambridge; with support from the National Science Foundation.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Museums|
|Math Topics:||Estimation, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Measurement, Patterns/Relationships|
|Math Ed Topics:||Museum Education, Manipulatives|
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.