Share
Pin it!
Google Plus




Subscriber? Sign in to access.


 

Teaching Mathematics through the Art of Kolam

Syamala Chenulu 

April 2007, Volume 12, Issue 8, Page 422

Abstract:
The mathematics of kolam, a traditional art form of southern India. Article discusses simple graph theory, Euler paths and circuits, numerical patterns, symmetry, and growing patterns. Includes student work samples and suggestions for organizing data.

Keywords:
Graph Theory
Article
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Data Collection
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Student Work
Symmetry