Macchine matematiche; dalla storia alla scuola is a book by Maria Grazia Bartolini Bussi and Michela Maschietto that provides a description of the reconstruction of many historical machines for drawing, and their impact on the history of mathematics. Underlying the book’s thesis are ideas about education and developments in neuroscience. Laura Tedeschini Lalli discussed the book and the educational experiments and their goals with author Maria Grazia Bartolini Bussi.
TEDESCHINI-LALLI, L. (2009). A Laboratory for Mathematics. NEXUS NETWORK JOURNAL, 11, 317-324 [10.1007/978-3-7643-8976-5_12].