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Author:University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Description: Exploring "culturally responsive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) pedagogy" across the State of Hawai‘i through the Mathematics Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Freely downloadable classroom resources include Ho'olele Lupe, Cultures, and Math; Mathematics and Native Hawaiian Plants; Hawaiian Architecture and Geometry; Origametry (Origami and Geometry); Traditional Hawaiian Quilting; Rational and Reflective Strip Patterns; Kung Fu on the Wa'a; Tribal Tattoo Transformation; Cartesian Coordinates and Weaving; Ribbon Lei Model for Linear Functions; Quadratic Equations in Kaneohe; Exploring Ocean Waves with the Sine Curve; Fractal Landscapes; Trigonometric Sliding Spears; Fishing for Conics; Lo'i and Linear Equations; Navigating Hawaiian Voyaging Canoes; Voyaging on Hokulea; Scaled Drawings and Hawaiian Navigation Techniques; Derivatives of Body Surfing; Seafaring Traditions and Mathematical Applications; The Hawaiian Star Compass and the Unit Circle; and Vectors and Navigating a Voyaging Canoe.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Linear Algebra, Calculus (Single Variable), Euclidean Plane Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Art, Geography
Math Ed Topics: Multiculturalism

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