Photograph by David Young
At the wonderful National Cinema Museum, Turin – holiday time this week!
Thinking about Maths in the movies led me to this great collection of movie clips featuring Mathematics from Harvard University.
We must of course include Abbot & Costello showing that 7×13=28!
Mathbits.com includes a section on using movie clips in the mathematics classroom. The site suggests several possible movie clips to use and has accompanying worksheets. The Abbott & Costello clip mentioned above is included, the MathsBits worksheet is here.
I loved Donald in Mathmagic Land as a child.
For a series of excellent articles see Plus Magazine’s Mathematics in Films.
For a very comprehensive database of mathematics mentioned anywhere is a movie try MMDB – The Mathematical Movie Database from Burkard Polster and Marty Ross.
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