DanceStar

Express dance moves mathematically. Scholars dissect dance routines and express them using mathematical notation, such as translations and rotations. They use video clips to investigate seven different dance genres.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with a dance instructor or dance student
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals or groups need access to computers
  • Resource provides alignments to U.K. curriculum; teachers will need to look up local and state standards if using in U.S. classroom
Pros

  • Task doesn't just teach math concepts, it requires creativity as well
  • Includes links to websites for additional information
Cons

  • None