Date: Apr 19, 1995 12:37 PM
Author: roitman@oberon.math.ukans.edu
Subject: Re: 5th grade activity
Re: Linda Coutts' remarks on the Mobius strip: rather than have them cut,

first have them *predict* in groups, talk as a whole group about their

predictions (giving reasons), and only then cut. (I may be stating the

obvious here, in which case my apologies.)

Re: Cathy Brady's "where's the math?": If surfaces and edges aren't math,

what is? If geometric reasoning isn't math (see comment in first

paragraph), what is?

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Judy Roitman, Mathematics Department

Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66049

roitman@math.ukans.edu

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