Mathematics, Learning and Technology

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.

From **Numberphile, Math and Movies (Animation at Pixar)** we learn how 3D aminated characters…

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