Difference between revisions of "Sample Course Outline"

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(This was the course outline in 2004.)
 
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== Week 5 - Escher’s tessellation ==
 
== Week 5 - Escher’s tessellation ==
Reader: 37-44 and 71-75
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Read intro to tessellations.
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Read section about Escher's Tessellations
  
 
== Week 6 - Border Patterns, Wallpaper Groups ==
 
== Week 6 - Border Patterns, Wallpaper Groups ==
Reader: 89-90
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Read section about Border Patterns
  
 
== Week 7 - Basilica visit and Project 1 ==
 
== Week 7 - Basilica visit and Project 1 ==
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Work on proposals for the Project. Have students brain storm in class.
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Discuss the fieldtrip to the Basilica Cathedral.
  
== Week 8 ==         
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== Week 8 - Exam ==         
 
Fall Break
 
Fall Break
 
Exam 1
 
Exam 1
  
 
== Week 9 - Spherical Geometry ==
 
== Week 9 - Spherical Geometry ==
Reader: 114-115
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Read the section on [[Spherical Geometry]]
  
 
== Week 10 - Hyperbolic Geometry ==
 
== Week 10 - Hyperbolic Geometry ==
Reader: 133 and 117-129
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Read the section on [[Hyperbolic Geometry]]
  
 
== Week 11 - Non-Euclidean Geometry ==
 
== Week 11 - Non-Euclidean Geometry ==

Revision as of 08:50, 19 July 2007

Week 1 - Euclidean Geometry

Read the introduction.

Week 2 - Symmetry

Read section about symmetry Read Schattschneider page 1-19

Week 3 - Basic Tessellations

Labor Day Holiday - day off Read Schattschneider page 19-34

Week 4- More Tessellations

Read Schattschneider page 34-52

Week 5 - Escher’s tessellation

Read intro to tessellations. Read section about Escher's Tessellations

Week 6 - Border Patterns, Wallpaper Groups

Read section about Border Patterns

Week 7 - Basilica visit and Project 1

Work on proposals for the Project. Have students brain storm in class. Discuss the fieldtrip to the Basilica Cathedral.

Week 8 - Exam

Fall Break Exam 1

Week 9 - Spherical Geometry

Read the section on Spherical Geometry

Week 10 - Hyperbolic Geometry

Read the section on Hyperbolic Geometry

Week 11 - Non-Euclidean Geometry

Reader: 134-146

Week 12 - Fractals

Exam 2

Week 13 - Fractals, 2 and 3 dimensions

Week 14 - The 4th dimension

Thanksgiving Holiday - Days off


Week 15 - The 4th dimension