Math Movies - Math Movies Donald in Mathmagic Land(1959 Buena Vista Home Video Donald Duck is a tourist in the world of mathematics Duck learns

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Math Movies Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959 – Buena Vista Home Video) Donald Duck is a tourist in the world of mathematics. Duck learns about the Pythagoreans of ancient Greece (who studied the theory of proportion in music, in mysticism, and in geometry; the relation between the regular pentagram and the ``golden rectangle'' is described without proof), the geometry of the game of billiards, the contrast between the ideal world of, e.g., a ``perfect circle'' and the real world of measurement, and the notion of infinity. On-line clip and teacher guide at: MathBits’ Worksheet: Constructing a golden rectangle; investigating the golden rectangle's connection to quadratics using algebra and the graphing calculator; and investigating the golden rectangle and the Pythagorean theorem. I.Q. (1994 – Paramount Studios) Albert Einstein comes to the aid of a young garage mechanic (who has fallen in love with Einstein’s mathematically brilliant niece), by helping him to pretend to be a great physicist. The clip deals with Zeno's Paradox. MathBits’ Worksheet: Zeno’s Paradox, Introduction to sum of infinite series as developed on the graphing calculator. Stand and Deliver (1988 Warner Home Video) Jamie Escalante, a real-life math teacher in East L.A. helps Hispanic students to take the Advanced Place Calculus test. The students display their courage and strength when asked to re-take the exam. Actual exam questions are shown. MathBits’ Worksheet: Getting ready for the AP Calculus Exam, word problem on applied derivatives. Graphing calculator used for computation and analysis. Note:
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2009 for the course ED 21086 taught by Professor Jeanmitchell during the Spring '09 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.

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Math Movies - Math Movies Donald in Mathmagic Land(1959 Buena Vista Home Video Donald Duck is a tourist in the world of mathematics Duck learns

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