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Culture and math [videorecording] : the Maya / Discovery School ; Fabian-Baber Inc. ; director, Rhonda Fabian ; writers, Nadim Amiry, Jim Starr, Tom Eastman ; producers, Leslie Becker ... [et al.]

Other Title:
Maya
Publication:
Silver Spring, Md. : Discovery Communications, Inc. ; New York, NY : [Distributed by] Insight Media, c2006.
Series:
Discovery school social studies
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (31 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Mayas -- Mathematics.
Maya numeration.
Mathematics -- History.
Form/Genre:
Educational films.
Documentary films.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Examines Maya antiquities and civilization and antiquities sophisticated base 20 system developed by the ancient Maya, which included a value for zero.
Contents:
Maya : messages in stone
The Maya base-20 number system
The Maya calendar
Maya addition and subtraction
Ancient Maya pyramids.
Notes:
Distributor from stickers on disc label and on container.
Special features: video index -- standards link -- teacher resources.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Fabian, Rhonda. , Director
Becker, Leslie. , Producer
Amiry, Nadim. , Author
Starr, Jim. , Author
Eastman, Tom. , Author
Fabian-Baber, Inc. , Producer
Discovery School (Firm) , Producer
Discovery Channel Education. , Distributor
Discovery Communications, Inc.. , Producer
Insight Media (Firm) , Distributor
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
1593805403
9781593805401
OCLC:
74277236
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