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Description: Calendar of tours, publications, and more from Florence's museum of mathematics. See, in particular, the exhibitions of Il Giardino di Archimede, such as "Beyond compasses," on the geometry of curves; "Pythagoras and his theorem," a series of puzzles about the relationship between the lengths of the legs and hypotenuse of a right triangle; and "A bridge over the Mediterranean," on Leonardo Fibonacci and his Liber Abaci. More available in Italian.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English, Italian
Resource Types: Educational Tools/Objects, Museums, Field Trips
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, Construction/Trades, Engineering

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