Friday math movie: Fractals and African designs

23 August 2013

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)

9 August 2013

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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Review: Dr. Geo

31 July 2013

Dr Geo
Dr Geo is a free download that allows us to construct a wide variety of geometric objects.

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Friday math movie: Fermat’s Last Theorem

26 July 2013

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

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Review: write LaTeX

22 July 2013

writeLaTeX collaborative online math editor
writeLaTeX is an online tool where you can create math documents collaboratively.

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Friday math movie: How does math guide our ships at sea?

12 July 2013

How math guides ships at seaHere’s an important use of mathematics in the real world – navigation at sea. We learn about dead reckoning, sextants, clocks and new mathematics.

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Trig ratios: updated interactive

1 July 2013

Investigate trigonometric ratios
Here’s an interactive graph where you can investigate some important trigonometric identities.

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Friday math movie: How big is infinity?

28 June 2013

InfinityThis is a really interesting mind experiment. You may even find yourself re-thinking your concept of infinity.

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Math of air pollution

28 June 2013

Haze covers SingaporeHow do we compare pollution caused by different substances and give meaningful health advisories? Singapore’s current haze season gives an example.

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MathGraph32

30 April 2013

MathGraph32
MathGraph32 is a great free tool for exploring 2D and 3D math concepts.

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