Mathematical Russian Matryoshka Figures
Explore Russian culture and mathematical properties of proportion, scale, surface area, and self-similarity while creating a version of this nesting Matryoshka doll!
Grades Covered: 6 through 8
Subjects Covered: Math,Social Studies,Art
- Scale Modeling & Scale Factors
- Self-similarity & Fractals
- Surface Area
- Russian 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: Real-world mathematical problems involving area & surface area, Congruence and similarity with physical models, Ratios and proportional relationships (http://www.corestandards.org/Math/)
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