Books and Movies that Fuel a Love for Math

Oct 18, 2018 | Fort Collins

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Or maybe your calendar is full but you would love to have an educational and relaxing idea for your kids in your back pocket?

Does your kiddo love reading, watching movies or doing math? Maybe they love ALL of these things, or just two... either way we have the perfect solution for you!! Here are 5 books/movies that are based on math, inspire the love of math, or show some of the many fascinating applications of it. Sometimes math can feel a little overwhelming, and the excitement of it can get lost when it's just viewed in a school setting. It's good to show kids that math is everywhere and the one universal language - it's important world wide! Enjoy these reads! Feel free to stop by the center and talk with us about your favorite parts and how we can help give you that same love and excitement about math!

  1. Hidden Figures
  2. Stand and Deliver
  3. October Sky
  4. Moneyball
  5. The Theory of Everything

To read the descriptions of each of these, and to view the original blog post go to, "Five Movies (or Books) to Encourage a Love of Math"