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Math and Cultures

The Native American Geometry Website

Symmetric Patterns at the Alhambra with Math Problems

Islamic Patterns

Celtic Knots

Draw Your Own Celtic Knots

African Mathematical Union Newsletter Ethnomathematics, articles on such topics as using cultural games to teach math and ancient mathematical systems from non-Western countries.

International Study Group on Ethnomathematics

Native American Ethnomathematics

European Mathematics & Art

Math & Culture Books

African Fractals : Modern Computing and Indigenous Design
by Ron Eglash

Multicultural Mathematics
a textbook with activities

Africa Counts : Number and Pattern in African Culture
by Claudia Zaslavsky

Mathematical Games and Activities From Around the World
by Claudia Zaslavsky

Count on Your Fingers African Style
by Claudia Zaslavsky, Wangechi Mutu (Illustrator)

Multicultural Math : Hands-On Math Activities from Around the World (Instructor Books)
by Claudia Zaslavsky, et al.

The Multicultural Math Classroom : Bringing in the World
by Claudia Zaslavsky

Multicultural Mathematics : Interdisciplinary Cooperative-Learning Activities
by Claudia Zaslavsky

Math Comes Alive : Activities from Many Cultures
by Claudia Zaslavsky.

Tic Tac Toe : And Other Three-In-A Row Games from Ancient Egypt to the Modern Computer
by Claudia Zaslavsky.

Algebra Activities from Many Cultures by Beatrice Lumpkin

Math : A Rich Heritage
by Beatrice Lumpkin, Arthur B. Powell

Multicultural and Gender Equity in the Math Classroom:  The Gift of Diversity
This is the 1997 year book of Teachers of Mathematics

Native American Pedagogy and Cognitive-Based Mathematics Instruction
by Judith E. Hankes

Changing the Faces of Mathematics : Perspectives on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
by Carol A. Edwards(Editor).

Changing the Faces of Mathematics : Perspectives on Latinos
by Luis Ortiz-Franco(Editor), et al.

Ethnomathematics:  Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education
by Arthur Powell and Marilyn Frankenstein

Ethnomathematics:  A Multicultural View of Mathematical Ideas by Marcia Ascher

The Crest of the Peacock:  Non-European Roots of Mathematics by George Gheverghese

Multicultural Mathematics, Teaching Mathematics from a Global Perspective by David Nelson

African Americans in Mathematics edited by Nathaniel Dean

Women, Art and Geometry in Southern Africa by Paulium Gerdes

Science and Cultures

 Alaska Native Science & Math

 Multiculturalism & Science

Multicultural Science Education

Public Understanding of Science Materials from an online forum

Women's Educational & Multicultural Equity Materials

Multicultural Science and Math Connections : Middle School Projects and Activities
a book by Beatrice Lumpkin, et al.




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