Friday, August 30, 2013

Math LInks for Week Ending Aug. 30, 2013

Data from Twitter has given empirical data to measure the subtle differences between a nerd and a
geek. 2.6 million tweets from Dec 2012 were analyzed to find terms associated with geek and nerd and a cool graph was born.
Curriculum Tags: MDM4U

From Kyle Pearce we have a new addition to the 3Act Task cannon. This time dealing with linear relations, proportional reasoning and mowing the lawn.
Curriculum Tags: MPM1D, MFM1P

Everyone that teaches quadratics will eventually use a "frame" problem. Here is a nice rework of an already good activity dealing with this type of problem from the I Speak Math blog
Curriculum Tags: MPM2D, MFM2P

Is algebra needed? Some words from a novelist telling us why we don't need it. Do you agree?
Curriculum Tags: All

New from Vi Hart. Doodling in Math class returns. This time the dragon curve fractal
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Everyone needs a calculus cartoon
Curriculum Tags\: MCV4U

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