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ERIC Number: EJ859710
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5785
Knot Theory with Young Children
Handa, Yuichi; Mattman, Thomas
Mathematics Teaching Incorporating Micromath, n211 p32-35 Nov 2008
There are many interesting explorations that can be done in knot theory, the study of mathematical knots. This article offers some knot theory activities that are appropriate for elementary grade children. These activities teach some basic concepts from knot theory as a natural extension of commonly-taught geometric ideas. (Contains 10 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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