Indigenous Knowledge in STEM Education

Speaker: 
Ron Eglash
Date: 
Fri, Mar 8, 2013
Location: 
PIMS, University of British Columbia
Conference: 
Special Lecture
Abstract: 

Computing with Culture From fractals in African architecture to algorithms in First Nations beadwork, simulations of indigenous designs reveal complex concepts and practices that can be mapped onto analogous principles in math, science and computing. Applications for this work include outreach to K-12 students as well as contributions to sustainable development.

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