One persistent challenge of math teachers everywhere is showing that math is relevant and important. It is all around us, even when we don’t notice it, and it is important in science, social studies, and even art! Back in January, we posted three activities that K–12 math teachers can use to teach math using art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Math at The Met: A New Video
We’re back, and this time with a video! In our first episode, discover how different numbers look around the world and throughout history. In the video, we explore art from Ancient Egypt and India, along with 17th-century England, especially the different ways that numbers were represented.
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