ERIC Number: ED394791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
A Mathematical Mystery Tour: Higher-Thinking Math Tasks.
This book contains mathematics activities based upon the concepts of Fibonacci numbers and the Golden Ratio. The activities include higher order thinking skills, calculation practice, integration with different subject areas, mathematics history, extensions and home tasks, teaching notes, and questions for thought and comprehension. A visual map showing how concepts relate to each other and to the rest of the book is included at the end of each unit. Unit titles are: "Living Things Count"; "The Dance of the Numbers"; "Finding the Gold"; "Mathematical Artforms"; and "Geometry, the Pyramid, and the Moon." Includes a student newspaper, called "Mystery Tour Guide," which provides historical and scientific background for the activities and an answer key to questions from this newspaper. (MKR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Mathematical Concepts, Number Concepts, Worksheets
Zephyr Press, P.O. Box 66006-W, Tucson, AZ 85728-6006.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Fibonacci Sequences; Golden Ratio (Mathematics); Mathematics Activities
Note: Includes Mystery Tour Guide.