National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

153- The Intersection of Math, Music, and Technology

Thursday, April 26, 2012: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
125 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Michael Thayer

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  • Students can now explore periodic functions and the musical concept of timbre easily with programs like Audacity, Mathematica, and GarageBand. The speaker will discuss how adding sinusoids together can simulate different instruments' sounds, and what makes real instruments sound the way they do. Come see a new way to integrate technology into math.

    Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
    Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12
    Attribute: Learn <-> Reflect strand presentation

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