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Required Reading:
 
Required Reading:
 
* Flatland
 
* Flatland

Revision as of 09:20, 13 August 2007

Objective: Write a story based on the ideas in Flatland that explains the fourth dimension.


Required Reading:

Your assignment is to write your own story in which a 4-cube encounters a 3-D creature and has to explain itself. You may write in any genre you want.

Possible genres:

  • A soap opera.
  • A courtroom drama.
  • A Star Wars story.
  • A news topic (CNN?).
  • A comedy.
  • A sequel to Flatland.
  • A musical.
  • Any other genre you can think of that will let you tell your story.


Grading

Your story needs to clearly explain the interaction between the 4-cube and the 3-D creature.



References

This idea comes from Dr. Catherine Stenson from [Juniata College] in Pennsylvania and was communicated through [Project NExT]