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Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry

by Cindy Neuschwander

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Children explore geometry in Egypt. They become trapped within a pyramid and have to use their geometry skills to help them find the Pharaoh.
  alcrumpler | Jul 29, 2014 |
Two kids and their dog get trapped in tomb and have to follow geometric Hieroglyphs in order to get out and find their parents.

This book presents math facts to kids in a kid friendly way. Usually we don’t see math being incorporated with history, but it was ancient people of olden times that first discovered the first steps and processes of math. The Egyptians made one of the biggest geometric monuments in world and this book shows that to kids and helps them discover more geometric shapes.
  rdg301library | May 27, 2014 |
This is a great book to use in introducing different math concepts. It is focused on geometry. Shapes are used as hieroglyphics in the pyramid and the children must figure out different problems to keep moving forward in trying to find the treasure. It provides definitions of the different geometric shapes. Eight common geometric solids are introduced throughout the book. ( )
  ghimbert | Apr 27, 2013 |
Math has never been as fun and enjoyable as it is with Matt and Bibi as they accompany their scientist parents to Egypt to search for the mummy of an ancient pharoah, and after becoming lost in the pyramid, must use their geometry skills to decipher the clues encoded in the hieroglyphics to locate the burial chamber and find their way out again. ( )
  smpenni | Apr 24, 2007 |
The storyline is a little comfusing, but the message is good and does offer a fun way to talk about math.
  cjfox73 | Apr 23, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312561172, Paperback)

Matt, Bibi, and their dog Riley crawled through the tiny opening first. FWUMP! A secret door suddenly closed behind them . . .

The Zills family is summoned to Egypt to help find the hidden burial chamber of an ancient pharaoh. But when Matt and Bibi get trapped in the pharaoh’s pyramid, they stumble upon an even bigger mystery. With only each other, their dog Riley, and the geometric hieroglyphics on the walls to help them, the twins must use their math skills to locate the burial chamber—and the way out. Luckily, Matt and Bibi know their stuff when it comes to geometric solids, and so will the readers of this adventure in math!

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When the Zills family is summoned to Egypt to help find the hidden burial site of an ancient pharaoh, Matt and Bibi are locked into an adventure they did not expect. Stuck inside a pyramid with only each other, their dog Riley, and geometric hieroglyphics to help them find their way, the twins must use their math knowledge to solve the riddles on the walls and locate the burial chamber. Luckily, the two know their stuff when it comes to geometric solids.… (more)

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