Advanced Search

K-12 Educator
K-12 Student
Museum Visitor
UMMA Docent
UMMA Staff
University Faculty
University Student
Between and Mortarboard


UMMA Object Specific Fields






Query builder

Math + Art: A List of Possibilities

Geometry, Mapping, Pattern, Perspective, Perspective, and Proportion

Art and Mathematics compliment each other in many interesting ways. The following list is a general overview of some of the ways that these subjects can intersect; feel free to use the posted images to fit your tour or classroom purposes. See specific topics for related activities and instructional possibilities.  

Geometry: 

1. 2D and 3D shape recognition

2. Platonic solids and polyhedrons

3. Architecture, arches, and parabolas

Mapping: 

1. Identifying axis and coordinates

2. Interpreting and comparing data

Pattern: 

1. Identifying and creating repetition

2. Matrix and computing: weaving

Perspective: 

1. Recognizing distance and scale

2. One-point perspective: orthogonals and horizon line

3. Multi-point perspective and slope calculation

Proportion and Ratio: 

1. Fractions: divide objects into parts

2. Trigonometry: calculate the size based on ratio

3. Golden Section

4. Canon of Proportion and representing the human figure

Symmetry: 

1. Asymmetry vs. Symmetry: find the axis

2. Radial and biaxial symmetry

3. Rotational symmetry and transformations in the plane


0 Comments

0 Tags & 0 Keywords

Tags

Part of 1 Learning Collection

Math + Art: A List of Possibilities
<p>Geometry, Mapping, Pattern, Perspective, Perspec...

Math Activity: Mapping
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Early Computing and Weaving
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: 2D Geometry
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Golden Section
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Interpret and Compare Data
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Pattern
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Perspective
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Proportion
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Symmetry
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Math Activity: Trigonometry
<p>Math Enrichment Activity</p>

Rate this Resource

AVG: 0 | Ratings: 0

& Author Notes

Creative Commons by-nc-sa

Last Updated

July 17, 2017 11:06 a.m.

Report


Reporting Policy