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*SBAC OPT-OUT ASSIGNMENT: *

*Do some reading from links below. Follow instructions on this form and fill it out for a site that interests you. If you were "invited" to join my SBAC Opt-Out class (by email to your PPS account), then when you join, you can click on the Reflections assignment, click on its form, fill in the form from there and submit it to me electronically! Cool!! It is also fine to save the form to your drive, fill it in, then share viewing privileges with me (jwright2@apps4pps.net or jwright2@pps.net), or to do a printed copy by hand and hand it in. Thanks -- I like reading about which sites interest you and what you learned!*

### GENERAL

Math Munch: A Weekly Digest of the Mathematical Internet

__:__Something for everyone!### ART AND ARCHITECTURE

- Math Art Tools | Math Munch

Fantastic online math art tools! - Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design | Alex Bellos, The Guardian

Includes a step-by-step guide for an Islamic-style tiling pattern. - Readers’ Gallery | Math Munch

Fabric art and drawings from Math Munch readers that show math (especially geometry). - {3,3,7} Honeycomb Meets Plane at Infinity | Visual Insight

Gorgeous computer-generated image of "honeycomb in 3D hyperbolic space," etc. Just look at it. - Henry Segerman's Math Art

Mathematical art; 3-D sculptures & 2-D prints. Very cool colorful & printable dodecahedron on the "Autoglyphs" page! - Bathsheba Sculpture on Shapeways | Bathsheba Grossman
- Impossible World: Art

"Impossible art" by artists like MC Escher. - Geometry of Iran's Mosques | Inhabitat

### VISUAL PATTERNS AND VISUALIZATION OF MATH

- Visual Patterns Not just tiles! Dozens of visual patterns with drawings and some real objects like Legos.
- Factorization - Visual illustration of divisor pairs | GeoGebraTube
- The Harriss Spiral | Alex Bellos, The Guardian

Pretty fractal curve made golden-ratio-style. This article has a great description of what is going on mathematically. - Polyhedra from Cardstock (Slide-Togethers)

George Hart's templates and demonstrations of polyhedral constructions that can be made from cardstock. - Paper Clifford Torus | cutoutfoldup.com
- How To Teach Math With LEGOs | The Hub

Fractions, area & perimeter, multiplication, statistics...

### MUSIC

- The Saddest Thing I Know about the Integers | Evelyn Lamb

Math shows that you can't get perfect octaves from a bunch of perfect fifths. - What Pi sounds like | Michael Blake, YouTube

Surprisingly beautiful.

### SCIENCE, NATURE, AND FOOD

- Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

Slides and photos. - Huge 3200 Year Old Tree | Distractify

BIIIIIIG. - What 2000 Calories Looks Like - YouTube
- Incommensurate Cheez-Its | Christopher Danielson (Trianglemancsd)

Are Big Cheez-Its REALLY "Twice the size!" of regular? Christopher and his kids are on the case. - Gauss / Curvature & Strength (& Pizza) | WIRED

### SOCIETY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

- Are you reflected in the new Congress? | The Guardian

Enter demographic info (sex, age, etc.) and find out how many members of Congress share it. - Mapping Migration in the United States | New York Times

Fascinating map showing where people living in each state in 1900, 1950, or 2012 were born. - Parable of the Polygons | Vi Hart

How small, harmless-seeming choices can make a harmful world: discrimination simulation. - Math in the Real World | Get The Math

Some "real world" math for various art/sports/jobs; some dubious connections, and some are better videos than others. The Math in Music one has some interesting proportions.