Chapter 8: Mathematicians Connect Ideas

Study Guide for Chapter 8

Margaret Wertheim‘s TED talk: The Beautiful Math of Coral

The Institute for Figuring‘s Crochet Coral Reef page.

Connecting Math and the World

  • Get the Math from PBS thirteen, featuring well structured, CCSS-aligned math challenges issued from professionals in fashion, sports, music, video game design, etc.
  • We Use Math from BYU and Maths Careers from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications profile math in different careers.
  • Rethinking Schools, Radical Math, and Mathalicious ($) are outstanding resources for integrating social justice issues with mathematics.

Connecting Math to Math

Multiple Representations:

Relational Thinking:

Connecting Math to Self

Counting Collections:

New Connections