Beast Academy Math

My experience with the Beast Academy math books is limited, which isn’t surprising, since it’s such a new series that some of the books haven’t even been published yet.  I hesitate to go out on a limb about a curriculum I’m not fully familiar with, but so far I love these books.  They are playful … More Beast Academy Math

Middle School STEAM: Mobius Strips and Mathematical Patterns

Mobius strips and related mathematical shapes (i.e., loops with more than just half a twist) are inherently fascinating.  Even better, there is a simple pattern that emerges when loops with different numbers of twists are cut down the middle.  Although the pattern is simple, it takes some effort to discover it, because of the messy, … More Middle School STEAM: Mobius Strips and Mathematical Patterns