Difference between revisions of "Sample Course Outline"

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* Do the [[Spherical Geometry Exploration]] to introduce the main ideas from Spherical Geometry.
 
* Do the [[Spherical Geometry Exploration]] to introduce the main ideas from Spherical Geometry.
 
* Another approach to an introduction is the [[Spherical Easel Exploration]].
 
* Another approach to an introduction is the [[Spherical Easel Exploration]].
* Explore spherical geometry using the [[Spherical Easel Exploration]]
 
 
* Further exploration: [[Spherical Geometry: Polygons]]
 
* Further exploration: [[Spherical Geometry: Polygons]]
 
* Read the section on [[Spherical Geometry]]
 
* Read the section on [[Spherical Geometry]]

Revision as of 10:26, 24 July 2007

This is just one of many possible course outlines. The course outlined below was taught in 2004. This course met three times a week for 15 weeks.

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Week 1 - Euclidean Geometry

Week 2 - Symmetry

Learn more about symmetry with:

Week 3 - Basic Tessellations

Week 4- More Tessellations

Week 5 - Escher’s tessellation

Week 6 - Border Patterns, Wallpaper Groups


Possible explorations:

Week 7 - Basilica visit and Project 1

Week 8 - Exam

Fall Break Exam 1

Week 9 - 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