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Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself : Numbers, Geometry, Shapes (Paperback) (Laszlo C. Bardos)

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Make a geodesic dome big enough to sit in. Solve one of the world’s hardest two-piece puzzles. Pass a straight line through a curved slot.

From prime numbers to paraboloids, Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the beauty and wonder of math through hands-on activities. Kids will cut apart shapes to discover area formulas, build beautiful geometric models to explore their properties, and amaze friends with the mysterious Möbius strip.
Learning through examples of how we encounter math in our daily lives, children will marvel at the mathematical patterns in snowflakes and discover the graceful curves in the Golden Gate Bridge. Readers will never look at soap bubbles the same way again!

Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself includes projects about number patterns, lines, curves, and shapes. Each activity includes intriguing facts, vocabulary builders, and connections to other topics. A companion website, includes video instructions for many projects in the book and provides additional activities.
Outlines projects that introduce math concepts from prime numbers to paraboloids, suggesting such hands-on activities as constructing a geodesic dome, solving the world's hardest two-piece puzzle, and identifying the hidden patterns in snowflakes.
Number of Pages: 139
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: General, Activity Books, Mathematics / General
Series Title: Build It Yourself
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Laszlo C. Bardos
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2010
TCIN: 12697394
UPC: 9781934670576
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-0366
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