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# The Arts

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#### Math and the President: The Blue Room

Source: Mathline Lesson Plan

Explore the mathematics of architecture by investigating the unusual shapes of some of the rooms in the White House, such as the Blue Room's elliptical shape. Use a graph to plot, draw and determine the equation of an ellipse. Details »

#### Math and the Movies 2000: Jumping Out of Windows

Source: Mathline Lesson Plan

Apply the use of measuring, multiplication, division and remainders to situations involving movie stunts. Investigate the size of airbags and ratios of jump height to airbag safety and inflation rates. Details »

#### Math and the Movies 2000: All About Film

Source: Mathline Lesson Plan

Apply the use of measuring, multiplication, division and fractions to understanding what motion picture film is and how it is used. Solve problems about the ratios of frames-per-second, linear length of film to length of time and production costs. Details »

#### Design and Math: Graphic Design - Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos

Source: Mathline Lesson Plan

Describe symmetry of reflection, rotation and translation. Examine nine corporate logos for symmetry, and create an original logo using geometric shapes and symmetry. Details »

#### Architecture: Community Geometry

Source: Mathline Offline Activity/Project

Identify architectural structures and objects in the community that represent different figures and types of geometry and mathematics. Details »

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##### Arts Everywhere

Discover how music, art and words can evoke our emotions and also unify us in protest, joy and sorrow.

##### Music in Every Classroom

Create a musical instrument and learn about rhythm, sound, how music affects mood and the role it plays in our lives.