The “Breakthrough: The Ideas that Changed the World” episode “The Robot” covers the creation of one of the most common and helpful robots: the calculator.
Below, find digital resources you can access to expand your learning at home.
Blue Sky Metropolis: Sue Finley – Human Computer, Wife and Mother
Learn about the human computers who had to perform feats of mathematics to get man to the moon.
An Origami Moment: Mathematics Meets Paper Folding in Los Angeles
See how paper can become a beautiful object on “Artbound” An Origami Moment.
Real-Life Math | Baseball
See how math comes into play in baseball.
See how an organ function grinder from the National Museum of Mathematics represents a quadratic function in a variety of ways.
Slope and House Construction
Discover how math is required for quality home construction.