Teacher’s Questions for Cool Jobs: Math as Entertainment


Before reading:

  1. This story highlights the work of a visual effects expert, artist and magician. Can you think what sort of background these three experts might share?

During reading:

  1. When Nafees Bin Zafar says, “We have to make this stuff behave correctly,” to what is he referring?
  2. What do the springs in Bin Zafar’s virtual Lego bricks represent?
  3. Do the laws of physics always apply in creating visual effects?
  4. Define “minimal surface.”
  5. Describe the difference between a 2-D and...

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