Mathematical African Akuaba Figures
Integrate African culture with concepts of mathematical ratios and proportions in the ceremonial Akuaba figures.
Grades Covered: 5 through 8
Subjects Covered: Math,Social Studies,Art
- Patterns & Relationships
- Proportions & Ratios
- The Golden Ratio
- Geometric Shapes
- African Culture
- Artistic Exploration
Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.
Common Core Math: Ratios and proportional relationships, Geometry (http://www.corestandards.org/Math/)
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