Doodles, construction projects teach math concepts at summer academy

07/17/2014 | Lompoc Record (Calif.), The

A summer math camp at California Polytechnic State University uses hands-on projects such as construction and puzzles to teach students algebra and geometry. One class invites students to solve spacial problems through doodling. "Sometimes they don't even realize [they're] doing math because they're having fun trying to solve a puzzle," Cal Poly mathematics professor Elsa Medina, one of the creators of the camp, said.

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