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A physical, proportional geometry that originates from the simple circle. A growing body of architectural and iconographic evidence suggests this geometry was a relatively common tradition and has been practiced for at least 2000 years. The site is divided into four areas: Foundations, Anthropology, Designs, and Education; it introduces this two-dimensional non-random geometry in a connect-the-point format, exploring the intellectual and cultural implications of pre-Columbian geometric traditions in the New World. It also provides a list of European mathematical ramifications of the designs.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 8,Grade 9,Euclidean Plane Geometry,Student populations,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Grade 7,Circles,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 10,Mathematics history,Life Science,History,Informal Education,Middle School,Geometry,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184159909T,Native Americans,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Conic sections,Cultural awareness,Art,Symmetry,Plane geometry,High School,Education,Polygons

Language:

English

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