Mathematics Through the Lens of a Kaleidoscope: A Student Centered Approach to Building Bridges between Mathematics and Art

Gail Kaplan, Rachael Gross and Kim McComas
Proceedings of Bridges 2015: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2015)
Pages 573–580


This workshop paper explores the interdisciplinary connections between the visually appealing art of kaleidoscopes and fascinating mathematics associated with their construction, as well as the mathematics found in the images produced.