Posts Tagged ‘Awesome middle school math project’


4. Floating Cube

February 9, 2016

10 Amazing ways to see a cube


Amazing Floating Cube by Dave Hax

Another floating cube:

Mathspig Cube 4.1

Ricoh Balloon North Hampton Balloon Festival, 2013


9. Fashion Cube

February 5, 2016

10 Amazing ways to see a cube

Mathspig Cube 9.1

Katy Perry MTV Awards 2011

Mathspig Cube 9.2

Katy Perry ‘This is how we do’  … cubes? Video

Mathspig Cube 9.3

Christian Dior Haute Couture 2011

Don’t tell Katy Perry!!

Mathspig Cube 9.4

Cube Dress

for the girl who never wants to sit down.

Mathspig Cube 9.5

Dog Show Taiwan, Daily Mirror

…also doubles as a coffee table.

Mathspig Cube 9.6

 There is always some designer somewhere who wants to put

a model’s head in a bird cage or a cube.

Swarovski crystal-encrusted cube-shaped hat created by Nasir Mazhar

for the fashion designer Gareth Pugh in 2008



February 5, 2016

10 Amazing ways to see a cube

Angus Bubble Mathspig

Here is Angus looking at his Cubic Bubble. You will find out how to make a cubic bubble on Mathspig here. The challenge for middle school students, mathspiggies, is to make bubbles with other geometric shapes such as a pyramid or a prism. It can be done!!!!


m+ms maths 7: how many m+ms will kill my pet mouse?

June 17, 2015

Maths topics 10

mathspig m&m maths 10

Theobromine is the poison found in chocolate. The LD50 is the Lethal Dose for 50% of animals to die. The LD50 information for mice can be found at The Toxicology Data Network

You can find more Death by Chocolate Maths here and here.


10 DYI Construction Set

April 8, 2013

Maths is Awesome Activity

DYI Construction Set

Skills: Geometry, measurement, symmetry, area, angles.

Year Level: Year 7

You will find more info here.

95 Happy Hooligans Construction Set

This idea is gobsmacking. We live in a consumer world so the thought of making your own construction set is foreign to us.

Building your own cardboard construction set involves:

* Lots of maths

and if

* Every pupil made 20 construction pieces now you can make something huge for a maths display. eg. giant parabola, π, √2


think really BIG.

95.4 zimoun_zweifel_200_motors_2000_cardboard_elements_01_800x450px

More info here at Building Blogspot.