Archive for the ‘Math movies’ Category

Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world

Hans Rosling discusses income inequality
In this video, Hans Rosling and his son discuss some of the misconceptions regarding income distribution, and population and health trends.

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Music and math: The genius of Beethoven

Did Beethoven use math to create music when he was going deaf?
Did Beethoven use math to create music when he was going deaf?

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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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