Type:

Other

Description:

A Web course intended for inclusion as a short segment in a late middle school or early high school math course and designed to convey the beauty and fascination of such mathematical objects as the sphere, the torus, the Klein bottle, the Mobius band, the real projective plane and beyond (3-manifolds), etc. Java illustrations that may be rotated on-screen are supplied. With sections on the history and philosophy of non-orientability, literature touching on the subject, connections to music, other topics (knit hats and scarves, toys, housing, surfaces in art), and a bibliography.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Process skills,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184146613T,Art,NSDL,High School,Geometry,Grade 8,Grade 9,Middle School,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Spatial sense,Connections,Geoscience,Grade 10,Solid geometry,Mathematics,Education,Social Sciences,Topology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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