Mathematical doodles.

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  1. Veho
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    Here's a lady that talks really fast about stuff and doodles stuff in a notebook and it has to do with math and it's fun. This is one of her videos.



    And I agree with her completely (especially on the language teaching/learning bit [​IMG] ).

    Also, this:



    Link.
     
  2. ThePowerOutage

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    I saw this a few days ago after watching a vlogbrother vid where they recomended her.
    Her mobius strip videos are quite nifty too.
     
  3. shlong

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    Charlotte's maze
    Awesome [​IMG]
    Also kinda awesome, but not doodly is
     
  4. Terminator02

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    That quote was from <a href="http://www.maa.org/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf" target="_blank">A Mathematician's Lament by Paul Lockhart</a>

    I'd definitely recommend reading it, here are some more quotes:

    More Quotes (they took too much room)
    The Standard School Mathematics Curriculum
     
  5. Tokyo Jihen

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    I like the infinity elephants best. [​IMG]
     
  6. Youkai

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    What the ?

    this goes way to fast for me ...
     
  7. FAST6191

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    While I have seen a great many videos* on this and similar subjects these last few years (and probably before that as well) I shall certain add "+1" to what came before me in this thread.
    * http://www.ted.com/talks/tags/id/70/page/7 probably being as good a start as any.

    My personal favourite boredom type activity- trying to wedge/connect two or more unconnected (at least in my head at this point in time) areas of science/maths together.

    Looking at all this it seems I was somewhat fortunate- while I recognise most of the things being mentioned in this thread it seems I was for the most part shielded from it all (proud would perhaps be the wrong word but it certainly causes no concern that to this day I do not know times tables and for that matter never have done). What I truly detest though is having to think in a curriculum- "is this method allowed?" (something that often appears when helping others with revising), "there is a far "simpler" method but I have to use this one", being told "you can not solve this..... yet*" and so forth.

    *quadratic equations before imaginary/complex numbers "appear" would be a good example.
     
  8. Vigilante

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    The way she speaks is so fast
     
  9. _Chaz_

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    I never laughed so hard at a missed possible joke reference.
     
  10. ShadowSoldier

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    How does that guy not have tons of women all over him?
     
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    I have No idea.
     
  12. Veho
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    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    How was it missed? "Snakes on a plane". It's right there.
     
  13. ProtoKun7

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    Are you sure that's a notebook?

    I mean...where's the keyboard? [​IMG]

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