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** [http://www.alcyone.com/max/lit/flatland/ Flatland] or
 
** [http://www.alcyone.com/max/lit/flatland/ Flatland] or
 
** [http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~banchoff/Flatland/ Flatland] This site includes copies of the illustrations.
 
** [http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~banchoff/Flatland/ Flatland] This site includes copies of the illustrations.
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* Do [[Flatland Exploration]]
  
 
== Week 15 - The 4th dimension ==
 
== Week 15 - The 4th dimension ==
 
* Read [http://www.scifi.com/scifiction/classics/classics_archive/heinlein/heinlein1.html And he built a crooked house… ], Short story by Robert A. Heinlein
 
* Read [http://www.scifi.com/scifiction/classics/classics_archive/heinlein/heinlein1.html And he built a crooked house… ], Short story by Robert A. Heinlein

Revision as of 14:02, 24 July 2007

This is just one of many possible course outlines.

A course very much like the one outlined below was taught in 2004.

This course met three times a week (50 minute sessions) 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

Week 11 - Non-Euclidean Geometry

Week 12 - Fractals

Week 13 - Fractals, 2 and 3 dimensions

Week 14 - The 4th dimension

Week 15 - The 4th dimension