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Description: 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)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Museums
Math Topics: Estimation, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Measurement, Patterns/Relationships
Math Ed Topics: Museum Education, Manipulatives

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