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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