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Math Storytelling Day resources

Sand Drawing Stories

September 25 is Math Storytelling Day! To celebrate that holiday, people tell mathematical stories to friends, family, and the whole internet. September 25 we celebrate pretend-play and traditional wisdom in mathematical stories from all over the world. Tell the classic, traditional

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6 pictures that tell surprising stories: symmetry

Symmetric objects

Symmetry is beautiful. But why? Information processing theory claims it’s because symmetry saves us efforts, memory, and attention. When you look at a symmetric face, your mind only needs to process a half of it! With a snowflake, a sixth

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Isobel’s thoughts on the Universe

Ask your children what they think about the life, the universe, and everything. Amazing stories can unfold. Here is what one seven-year-old has to say.   ~*~*~*~*~* Here’s how I came up with this theory. I saw the globe and

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Math Stories – Moebius Ants

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mdEsouIXGM This is a story inspired by Vi Hart’s “Wind and Mr Ug” video. I so wanted to tell it to my son myself, but my drawing skills fall way short. So instead we talked about ants. Once upon a

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