Archive for the ‘Math movies’ Category

Friday math movie: 5 Quick Math Tricks for Filmmakers

Film maker math tricks
This short video from Indy Mogul discusses some of the math involved in making videos.

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Friday math movie: Falling in love with primes

Monster prime numbers
Comedian Adam Spencer gives us the lowdown on finding monster prime numbers.

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Friday math movie: Complex numbers in math class

Complex number lesson
This is a very creative way to present a lesson – funny, too.

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Friday math movie: Four Cable Drawing Machine

Sand art
This reminds me of Spirograph images that brought art and geometry together, and always had an element of mystery to them.

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Friday math movie: Smart failure for a fast-changing world

Smart failure
We don’t deal with failure properly in most educational settings. This talk gives some options for improving that.

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Friday math movie: Imaginary Number

Imaginary numbers
Imaginary numbers are the result of some mathematical creativity, but have many applications in science and engineering.

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Friday math movie: A clever way to estimate enormous numbers

Making estimates using powers of 10This video shows how to use powers of 10 to make estimates of large numbers.

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Friday math movie: Fractals and African designs

African fractal designsThis is an interesting story about how Africans used fractal ideas for their designs.

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Friday math movie: The beautiful math of coral (and crochet)

The math of coralHow do we get the message out about saving corals from destruction? Here’s one way involving community crochet.

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Friday math movie: Fermat’s Last Theorem

Fermat's Last Theorem
Here’s a great story involving an intriguing proof that spans over 350 years.

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