Advanced Mathematical Dream Catchers

Native American Indian culture and mathematical concepts combine to make dream catchers. This activity leads to higher mathematical investigations, including properties of circles and modular star polygons.


Grades Covered: 6 through 9
Subject Covered: ["Math","Social Studies","Art"]

Curriculum topics:
  • Geometric Shapes
  • Patterns & Relationships
  • Star Polygons
  • Modular Multiplication
  • Prime & Composite Numbers
  • Native American Culture
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Standards

Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

  • Common Core Mathematics: Geometry, Problem Solving, Surface Area, The Number System, Ratios And Proportional Relationships