Rhythmatical: A Game to Combine Music and Mathematics for Mobile Devices

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Library and Information Science


Rhythmatical was designed to be an educational application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that conveyed mathematical topics via musical, rhythmic, or movement interactive techniques. Created by a team of professors, a librarian, students, and members of the game development industry, this iPhone and iPod Touch application connects music and math for fourth- to eighth-grade students. This article describes the history of the application and the creation of the new deliverable and gives insights into new ideas for the future.