This clever and challenging approach to math will interest and inspire budding mathematicians and encourage an active way of learning. Using real-world situations, this book displays the practical applications for the math that children learn in classrooms and demonstrates that math goes far beyond paper and pencil and into everyday life.
Whether it’s a high fall, a terrifying fire, a high-speed car chase, or a mesmerizing aerial stunt, this imaginative guide through the real-world applications of practical math will excite aspiring movie stuntmen. From the budgets to the sets, math is an important part of the movie business, and this educational resource introduces children to the math and numbers behind Hollywood’s impressive stunts.
About the Author
Wendy Clemson is an educational consultant and the author of several science and math titles, including Ocean Giants and Zookeeper for the Day.