Donald in Mathmagic Land

Donald in Mathmagic Land is a 27-minute featurette, short movie, released on June 26, 1959. Since it was filmed, it has been available to schools all over the world and quickly became one of the most popular educational films ever made by Disney and Buena Vista Film Co. Further, in 1959 it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary – Short Subjects. Let’s find out why!

(Donald in Mathmagic Land | School Tube) (Background Information PDF | Cesar César Bárcena, Profesor at IES Sierra de Sta. Bárbara Plasencia. Jan 20, 2013)

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  1. As Donald explore Mathmagic Land, what are some of the puzzling patterns Donald discovers on his quest?
  2. Why is math considered part science and part art form?
  3. How can learning about music and instruments help you to better understand various subjects, including math?


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14 replies

  1. Wow I did not know that to get the white ball to hit the other balls you need to subtract like three and a half minus
    2 equals half.

  2. Did you know that pi equals 3.1 4 1 5 9 2 6 5 3 5 8 9 7 4 etc.

  3. This video is a fun way to learn math

  4. This video is cool it teaches math and it is interesting.

  5. that is cool

  6. too get the point of what the spirets said “if you hit the 1dimond you also hit dimond 10 and dimond 11-2 that hits 2 balls