Papua New Guinea's 800 Indigenous cultures make various bags for carrying and other purposes. Most use various continuous string bags and these have become not only an important activity for women in a cultural sense but a creative, modern product that can be exchanged or sold in a different economy. Women regularly make up new designs and teach them to other women. Each design, on the poster is intricate and requires considerable mathematical, especially spatial thinking.
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|Event||ICME12: International Conference on Mathematics Education 12 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of|
Duration: 07 Jul 2012 → 13 Jul 2012
|Conference||ICME12: International Conference on Mathematics Education 12|
|Country/Territory||Korea, Republic of|
|Period||07/07/12 → 13/07/12|