Welcome to Mrs. Kincaid’s Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade Math Class
”True Love is like the decimals of Pi… Never Ending...”
Watch “The Science of Snowflakes”
When things become overwhelming, it’s important to persevere and keep at it. One thing to be mindful of is that we can always find the energy to keep on going when we carve out habits that set us up to feel successful. These habits make it possible for us to change the world!
To watch an inspirational video about it
COMING UP THIS WEEK IN YOUR CLASS:
Check out the “Cheerio Effect”
Why does Nature love Hexagons? Find out...
Automation can be complicated, even if there are no electrical components involved. Watch a fun musical example…
Mathematics and Music are directly related because of GEOMETRIC PATTERNS, SIGNAL PROCESSING, DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS, AND EVEN TRIGONOMETRY. If these are topics you think you are not yet acquanited with, you might be surprised to find out how much you already understand if you know how to read music, or even play an instrument by ear!
Take a look at the GEOMETRY of music…
Use Ratios to find ANY musical interval:
Take a look at the TWELVE notes in the LANGUAGE OF MUSIC…
What Makes a Computer a Computer?
Everyone is familiar with the stereotypical question that math teachers are asked by their exhausted students: When am I ever going to use this? Interested in playing video games, using a smart phone, programming a robot, etc. ?
Bill Gates Presents a Short Series to Let YOU Know What Makes a Computer a Computer! Work hard and maybe one day YOU will be the designers and engineers of tomorrow? If not, at least you’ll be able to balance your checking account and estimate the cost of that smart phone that has tens of thousands of hours of programming behind it.
How Computers Work:
What Makes a Computer a Computer:
Binary and Data:
Circuits and Logic:
CPU, Memory, Input & Output:
Hardware and Software:
SECOND SEMESTER FEATURED ARTICLE:
FIRST SEMESTER FEATURED ARTICLE:
What’s up with “one hundred”? Did you know it didn’t always mean 100?
Want to know more?