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Math and Science Without Tears: Literature

Teaching and learning math and science through sports, movies, comics, art, and more.

Learning Math and Science through Literature

Abbott, Edwin Abbott. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. QA699 A13 2010; another copy QA699 A13 2010. Classic novella of a ficional two-dimensional world.

Adler, Charles L. Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction. 2014

Brake, Mark. Different Engines: How Science Drives Fiction and Fiction Drives Science. PN3433.6 B73 2008

Luokkala, Barry B. Exploring Science Through Science Fiction. PN1995.9 S265 2014

Smullyan, Raymond M. The Lady or the Tiger?: And Other Logic Puzzles, Including a Mathematical Novel that Features Godel's Great Discovery. 1982. Instructional Materials Center 793.73 S66661a

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Suzanne Wise
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Appalachian State University
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