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

**Darth Vader Explains the Pythagorean Theorum**. Check this and similar sites out on UTube.

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**Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems**. QA93 S745 2013.

Entertaniing accounts of problems from pi to Fermat's last theorem, and more.

Adams, Colin. **Zombies & Calculus**. PS3601 D3698 Z34 2014.

Albert, Jim. **Teaching Statistics Using Baseball**. QA276.18 A44 2003.

Bellos, Alex. **The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life**. QA99 B195 2014.

Bennett, Jeffrey. **Math for Life: Crucial Ideas You Didn't Learn in School**. QA93 B444 2012.

Brunsell, Eric, and Michelle A. Fleming. **Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy**. LB1585 B73 2014.

Chartier, Timothy P. **Math Bytes: Google Bombs, Chocolate-Covered Pi, and Other Cool Bits in Computing**. QA93 C47 2014

Cheng, Eugenia. **How to Bake [Pi]: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics**. Also in paper, QA9 G4862 2015.

Clegg, Brian. **Are Numbers Real? The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World**. QA93 C627 2016.

Clegg,Brian. **Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe**. 2013.

Devlin, Keith J. **Mathematics Education for a New Era: Video Games as a Medium for Learning**. QA135.6 D53 2011.* *

Dormehl, Luke. **The Formula: How Algorighms Solve All Our Problems...and Create More**. QA9.58 D57 2014.

Ellenbert, Jordan. **How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking**. QA99 E45 2014. This is fascinating!

Erickson, Martin.**Beautiful Mathematics**. 2011.

Fernandez, Oscar E. **Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All Around Us**. QA303.2 F47 2014.

Frederickson, Greg N. **Piano-Hinged Dissections: Time to Fold!** QA95 F693 2006. includes a cd-rom.

Gallian, Joseph A., ed. **Mathematics and Sports**. GV706.8 M358 2010.

Gardner, Martin. **Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments**. QA95 G325 1988.

Gould, Ronald. **Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play**. QA401 G658 2010.

Herrmann, Norbert. **The Beauty of Everyday Mathematics**. QA43 H47 2012.

**How Change Happens: Breaking the "Teach as You Were Taught" Cycle in Science and Math.** Streaming video of innovative teaching techniques used at Hampshire College, University of Massachusetts.

Jarman, Kristin H. **The Art of Data Analysis: How to Answer Almost Any Question Using Basic Statistics**. QA276.12 J35 2013.

Johnson, Donovan A. **Paper Folding for the Mathematics Class**. QA95 J63 1957.

Khare, Apoorva, and Anna Lachowska. **Beautiful, Simple, Exact, Crazy: Mathematics in the Real World**. QA11.2 K53 2015.

Kucharski, Adam. **The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling**. QA271 K83 2015.

Levy, Joel. **All the Right Angles; From Gear Ratios to Calculating Odds: Mathematics in the World of Sports.** GV706.8 L49 2013.

Minton, Roland. **Golf By the Numbers: How Stats, Math, and Physics Affect Your Game .** GV965 M478 2012.

O'Shea, Owen. **The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics**. QA95 O27 2016.

Parker, Matt. **Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension: A Mathematician's Journey through Narcissistic Numbers, Optimal Dating Algorithms, at Least Two Kinds of Infinity, and More**. QA93 P375 2014.

Pask, Colin. **Math for the Frightened: Facing Scary Symbols and Everything Else That Freaks You Out About Mathematics**. QA41 P37 2011.

Polster, Burkard, and Marty Ross. **Math Goes to the Movies**. PN1995.9 M395 P65 2012.

Posamentier, Alfred, and Ingmar Lehmann. **Magnificent Mistakes in Mathematics**. QA99 P664 2013.

Potter, Lawrence. **Mathematics Minus Fear: How to Make Math Fun and Beneficial to Your Everyday Life**. QA93 P68 2012.

Povey, Thomas. **Professor Povey's Perplexing Problems: Pre-University Physics and Maths Puzzles with Solutions**. QA43 P68 2015.

Rosenhouse, Jason. **Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World's Most Popular Pencil Puzzle**. GV1507 S83 R67 2011.

Rothman, Stanley. **Sandlot Stats: Learning Statistics with Baseball**. QA276 R685 2012.

Runquist, Willie. **Baseball by the Numbers: How Statistics Are Collected, What They Mean, and How They Reveal the Game**. GV877 R86 1995.

Sadovskii, Leonid Efimovich, and A. L. Sadovskii.** Mathematics and Sports**. GV706.8 S2313 1993.

Sklar, Jessica K., and Elizabeth S. Sklar. **Mathematics in Popular Culture: Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media**. PM96 M395 M38 2012.

Srogatz, Steven H. **The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math**

Stewart, Ian. **Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe**. QB981 S74 2016.

Stewart. Ian. **Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures**. QA99 S85 2010. Similar titles by Stewart include **Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries** (on order) and **Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities**,** **also available in** another e-version**.

Vickers, Andrew. **What Is a P-Value Anyway? 34 Stories to Help You Actually Understand Statistics**. QA276.12 V53 2010.

Wallis, W. D. **Mathematics inthe Real World**. QA39.3 W363 2013. Very useful in a one semester course for non-math majors.

Winston, Wayne L. **Mathletics: How Gamblers, Managers, and Sports Enthusiasts Use Mathematics in Baseball, Basketball, and Football**. GV706.8 W56 2009.

Worth, Fred. **College Mathematics through Baseball**. QA135.6 W667 2015.

Ziegler, Gunter M. **Do I Count? Stories from Mathematics**. QA99 Z5413 2014.

Entertaining and educational look at math through people and places. You'll find the answer to the question "can chickens compute?" and other topics.