CURRICULA ON MATHEMATICS

Curricula 1: Math Fractions

This a class for 5th and 6th grade of primary school, 1st and 2nd grade of secondary school, who need to review using 3d printing and filament of recycled materials.

Learning Outcomes: a) Compare and order fractions and mixed numbers b) Represent equivalent fractions c) Identify the division statement that represents a fraction d) Add and subtract fractions having like and unlike denominators

Contents

• Introduction to Fractions
• Equivalent Fractions
• Compare and Order Fractions
• Patterns of Fractions
• Fractions of Squares
• Multiply – Divide Fractions

Curricula 2: Mathematical Thinking Sets

This a class for students from 6 to 14 years old, which aims to help students develop mathematical thinking by using the concepts of sets and combinations, and 3d printing.

Learning Outcomes: a) Distinguish among different criteria b) Realize mathematical concepts, such as sets and combinations c) Perform simple calculations d) Perform simple mathematical modeling e) Visualize mathematical formulas in figures

Contents

• Definition of a set, basic concepts
• Mathematical Game and Thinking
• From Sets to Combinations
• Introduction to Combinations
• Fractions of Squares
• Multiply – Divide Fractions

Curricula 3: Stereometry

This a class for students from 6 to 14 years old, which aims to help students develop spatial visualization by using 3d printing, since it is highlighted in the literature that measures of mathematical ability are strongly correlated with students’ spatial ability.

Learning Outcomes: a) Develop spatial visualization, b) Distinguish among different criteria, c) Realize and apply mathematical formulas d) Perform simple calculations

Contents

• Playing with 2D Shapes
• Perimeter and Area
• From pictures to objects, playing with software and phots
• 3D Shapes: Edges, Faces, Vertices
• 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume
• 3D Shapes at 3D Printer