Summer enrichment explores math of basket weaving

06/30/2013 | Juneau Empire (Alaska)

Some middle-school students in Alaska are learning about the connections between basket-making and math during a two-week camp funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Alaska Native Education Program. Students in the program apply abstract math concepts, such as perimeter, volume, length and width to the designing and weaving of baskets, bridging the gap between art and math. Similar programs have been taught in North Carolina and California.

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