
06265737
j
2014b.00509
Neumann, Maureen D.
The mathematics of native American star quilts.
Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 9, No. 4, 230236 (2003).
2003
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
G43
M83
D83
teaching units
grade 6
lower secondary
student activities
native quilting
elementary geometry
plane geometry
polygons
stars
educational media
teaching aids
manipulative materials
worksheets
angles
triangles
quadrilaterals
symmetry
mathematical applications
fine arts
mathematics and culture
Summary: The author examines the mathematics involved in making star quilts and the cultural significance these quilts hold for the Lakota Sioux.