History Explorer Podcast: Crockett Johnson: Art and Math in the Age of Sputnik

Grade Range: 6-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 7/15/2011

You might remember Crockett Johnson as the writer and illustrator of Harold and the Purple Crayon. In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, curator Peggy Kidwell discusses how Johnson's mathematical artwork was inspired by a growing interest among Americans in math and science. The resource includes an audio and an image-enhanced podcast, a teacher guide and student worksheet, and an image pack. 

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