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DONALD IN MATHMAGIC LAND
SUBJECTS — Mathematics; Music; World/Greece;
SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING — None.
MORAL-ETHICAL EMPHASIS — None.
Age: 8+; Not Rated; Animated/Documentary; 1959; 27 minutes; Color.
This charming Disney Mini-Classic is an entertaining trip through some of the more interesting features of simple mathematics, particularly as it relates to geometry, architecture, biology, and music. This film explores the mathematical basis of music and of natural and manmade shapes and structures.
The TeachWithMovies.com Learning Guide to Donald in Mathmagic Land provides some additional background and discussion questions to supplement the lessons of the film.
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Benefits: Galileo said, "Mathematics is the alphabet with which God has written the universe." This film shows Donald that "You find mathematics in the darndest places!" The film will also introduce children to Pythagoras, the ancient Greek who was the father of mathematics and music theory. Donald in Mathmagic Land is a favorite of math teachers in grades 6 - 8.
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