Have you ever wondered how patterns arise in the wrinkles of raisins or fingerprints? A team of MIT mathematicians and engineers has developed a mathematical theory that predicts how wrinkles on curved surfaces take their shape. Click here to learn more!
Carmen Petrick Smith, an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Vermont and former high school math teacher, discovered that students showed a better understanding of angles and angle measurements when they performed body-based tasks. Elementary school students use a Kinect for Windows mathematics program to learn geometry. Click here to learn more.