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  1. Mostly Modular Origami - Valerie Vann
    Modular Origami is a branch of the art of paperfolding. The earliest modular origami is probably Asian (Japanese, Chinese) in origin. Unlike regular origami, where a figure or sculpture such as a crane, frog or airplane is made from a single sheet of ...more>>

  2. Nathan Selikoff
    Works, publications, blog, and more from a "fine artist playing at the intersection of interactivity, math, and code." Works have included "Beautiful Chaos" (interactive software art), "Intersect" (a public art installation), "Four Dimensions" (a real-time ...more>>

  3. Native American Geometry - Chris Hardaker
    A physical, proportional geometry that originates from the simple circle. A growing body of architectural and iconographic evidence suggests this geometry was a relatively common tradition and has been practiced for at least 2000 years. The site is divided ...more>>

  4. NCTM San Diego Sessions on Humanistic Math - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A selection of presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>>

  5. New Geometric Tilings - Adrian Fisher Maze Design
    A page that celebrates the beauty of 4-, 5-, 6-, and 7-fold geometric tilings, grouped according to the regular polygons that they fill. Where possible, actual dates and designers are stated. Nearly all these tiling examples are based on sides of the ...more>>

  6. NonEuclid - Joel Castellanos, Joe Dan Austin, Ervan Darnell
    A Java program offering straightedge and compass constructions in hyperbolic geometry for high school and college students. A compressed version for PCs may be downloaded for use offline. The site includes an introduction to hyperbolic geometry, plus ...more>>

  7. Oliver Knill
    Research, teaching, and media by this preceptor in Harvard's math department. Knill began in dynamical systems, tackling first ergodic and spectral theoretical questions, then probability theory and elementary number theory. This led to his "passion for ...more>>

  8. Oliver Sin
    Theorems and likenesses of mathematicians painted, drawn, and sculpted on canvases, guitars, shoes, and other media by an Eastern-European contemporary painter who mixes Neo-expressionism, Street Art, Dadaism, conceptual, and political art. ...more>>

  9. Online Class: Internet Education Projects - TBT International, Inc.
    A model project to show teachers how to integrate technology into the classroom. Designed so that live, interactive content will draw out technical skills. Subscribe by classroom to receive a printed teachers' resource guide; materials delivered free ...more>>

  10. Optical Illusions (SandlotScience.com) - SandlotScience
    Interactive explorations of optical effects, illusions, distortions, animations, artwork, stories, PDF projects, games, and more. Impossible objects include columns, an endless staircase and animated stairs, Java triangle models, an interlaced tri-bar, ...more>>

  11. Panagiotis Stefanides
    Geometry presented at national conferences in Greece. Contents include: Quantization of Circle Duality; Logos Pyr Chronos; 'Buena Fortuna' (artwork); Geometric Mean Ratio (T) by Ruler and Compass; Quadrature Master Theorem; Corollary (Circle Circumference ...more>>

  12. Pattern - Drew, Wallace; Mathematics Across the Curriculum, Dartmouth College
    An interdisciplinary course in textile design and elementary group theory. Syllabus, course pages (notes, figures, questions, group work and homework), final project and class artworks from a 1996 math and art cross-curricular class at Dartmouth College. ...more>>

  13. Pattern Pals - Kevin Roddy
    If you like building designs with Pattern Blocks, you might enjoy being a Pattern Pal. Pattern Pals is a pen pal service with a twist: select a Pattern Pal Activity (Grab Your Crayons!; Adventures in Line; Symmetry; Paint-by-Number Pattern Blocks; Logo ...more>>

  14. paulus gerdes's Storefront - Paulus Gerdes
    Purchase print editions or download Gerdes' titles, some also available in Portuguese, Dutch, and French: Drawings from Angola: Living Mathematics, Enjoy Puzzling with biLLies, Puzzle Fun with BiLLies, The Bisos Game: Puzzles and Diversions, Introducing ...more>>

  15. Peeze - Patrick Snels
    Tessellations and Escher-like perspectives, and tessellations of names, with Peeze, a tessellation program (Windows, PC) to download. ...more>>

  16. Perspective Drawing - Jan Garner
    An examination of geometry in art: exercises in drawing, pictures and paintings in perspective on the Web (Albrecht Dürer, the Ancient City of Athens exhibit). ...more>>

  17. Perspective Images - H. B. Meyer
    The computation of image points of perspective images by the use of similar triangles ("numerical perspective") is shown. By inversion of the corresponding mapping equations the determination of proportions of various distances in the real scene becomes ...more>>

  18. Perspective Study - Hop David
    David suggests a mapping from half of 3-D space onto a plane, feeling that traditional perspective drawings are similar to the image projected by a pinhole camera. Perspective illustrations of arches, looking up or down at a skyscraper, peripheral vision, ...more>>

  19. peterlu.org - Peter Lu
    Publications and research into medieval Islamic geometry (e.g., decagonal and quasicrystalline tilings in its architecture), soft-matter and colloid physics, high-performance imaging, ancient Chinese technology (e.g., first use of diamond, early precision ...more>>

  20. Pieces 'n Creases: A Fun Guide to Origami - Herring, Long, Haeggquist, Jeremy; ThinkQuest Junior
    Contents include the history of origami; uses and benefits; terms, symbols, and tips; origami and peace; poems about origami; activities, and resources for folding paper. An award-winning entry from Vidor Middle School. ...more>>

  21. The PiFactory - David Whitfield
    Revision notes, boardshots, and Excel worksheets to download, from when the author used to teach in North London. The PiFactory includes an open-source assessment suite, classroom resources, and concept maps. The PiFactory conveniently pulls together ...more>>

  22. Plane Patterns - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Exploring the link between mathematical symmetry and artistic effort. One- and two-dimensional repeating patterns appear ubiquitously on surfaces, from quilts and colored fabrics to pottery and ceramic tiles... Analyzing the symmetries that underlie such ...more>>

  23. Planet Perplex - Stefan Van den Bergh
    Collection of optical illusions, impossible objects, visual puzzles, and hidden images. ...more>>

  24. Plato's Molecule - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    In his dialogue Timaeus, the Greek philosopher Plato (427-347 B.C.) carefully laid out his reasoning for ascribing certain geometric shapes to the minuscule particles that constituted the four elements of matter. In his view, these elements - fire, air, ...more>>

  25. Polyhedra Collection - V. Bulatov
    Galleries of polyhedra shown using JPEG pictures and 3D objects in VRML2.0 format. Uniform polyhedra; Duals; Compounds; Johnson's solids; 59 stellations of icosahedron; 270 stellations of deformed dodecahedron; symmetric stellations of rhombic triacontahedron: ...more>>

  26. Potent Problems - Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics
    A database of problems that deepen understanding of mathematics through multiple answers, approaches to an answer, interpretations, extensions, perspectives on a mathematical idea, layers of complexity, or algorithms. Potent problem content topics include ...more>>

  27. POV-Ray - Persistence of Vision Raytracer Pty. Ltd
    The Persistence of Vision Ray-Tracer creates three-dimensional, photo-realistic images using a rendering technique called ray-tracing, which calculates an image of a scene by simulating the way rays of light travel in the real world. Download the latest ...more>>

  28. Project Interactivate - Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    Interactive middle school lessons on number and operations, geometry and measurement, functions and algebra, and probability and statistics. They feature: online activities (illustrative Java applets including: Venn diagrams; clock arithmetic; Pythagorean ...more>>

  29. PUERTRA - Javier Sánchez González
    The software package PUERTRA implemented a theoretical study of formal properties of Islamic geometrical art. PUERTRA modeled the Islamic rectilinear interlaced lattices found extensively in wood work (artesonado ceilings, mosque minbars, doors and windows, ...more>>

  30. Putting the Pieces Together (Making a Fractional Quilt) (SMILE) - Demetria E. McKnight, Bateman Elementary School
    An lesson designed to motivate students to develop a sense of equivalent fractions; explore addition of fractions with unlike denominators; and learn to divide a whole number into specified equal parts. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost ...more>>

  31. Puzzle World - John Rausch
    A searchable site with information and a discussion group (Puzzle Talk) about handcrafted mechanical puzzles. Most of the puzzles presented here are not the mass-produced variety found in stores, but limited production puzzles produced by craftsmen (often ...more>>

  32. Puzzling Lines - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Sol LeWitt has often featured geometric and combinatorial themes in his sculptures, paintings, and drawings. In 1973 he composed "Straight Lines in Four Directions and All Their Possible Combinations," a grid of 15 squares, each inscribed with one or ...more>>

  33. Quilt Block Patterns - Hester Butler-Ehle
    Links to a variety of quilt block patterns (four-patch, five-patch, nine-patch, and more). Several are suitable for replication using pattern blocks. ...more>>

  34. Quilt Design Program Mini-Reviews - Robert G. Holland, The Virtual Quilt Company
    A brief review of several quilt design programs. Links permit you to download a demo version of some programs. Quilt-Pro is the Windows-based program of choice. ...more>>

  35. Quilts for all Seasons - Mary Murnighan
    Quilts made in the classroom can illustrate basic concepts, including a multiplication table and square root quilt, shown. ...more>>

  36. QuizStar - Advanced Learning Technologies, Center for Research on Learning at The University of Kansas
    Create online quizzes and organize the results. Features include the ability to attach multimedia files to questions, to make quizzes in multiple languages, and more. ...more>>

  37. Recursos de Matemáticas en Internet - Flavio P.
    Información buscable, dividida en categorías que contienen enlaces comentados: altas, actividades, actualización, apuntes, buscadores, congresos, debate, enlaces, Escher, fractales, historia, lista general, Olimpiadas, publicaciones, ...more>>

  38. Redecorator Fractal Wallpaper Manager - Seraline P/L, Sydney, Australia.
    A wallpaper manager, or randomizer, and image creator for Windows 95/98/NT/2000. Redecorator can change your desktop wallpaper as often as you like, creating seamless tiles and fractals. ...more>>

  39. Religious Beliefs Made Visual: Geometry and Islam - Jane Norman, Consultant, Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Although the shapes and structures are based on the geometry of Euclid and other Greek mathematicians, Islamic artists used them to create visual statements about religious ideas. A discussion of the use of geometric motifs in Islamic art, with instructions ...more>>

  40. Rinus Roelofs
    Geometric sculpture, animation, structures, and "rhinoceros" (knots) by Roelofs, who exhibited as part of the Escher Centennial celebrations. After studying Applied Mathematics at the Technical University of Enschede (Netherlands), Roelofs earned a degree ...more>>

  41. sarah-marie belcastro's home page - Sarah-Marie Belcastro
    From one of the authors of Making Mathematics with Needlework: "I seem to have become a topological graph theorist while I wasn't looking. I am also interested in convex and combinatorial geometry, algebraic geometry, topology, algebra, the geometry of ...more>>

  42. Scales of Measurement - Niel Brandt
    An extensive list of physical and mathematical events and objects in ascending values and orders of magnitude. ...more>>

  43. Sci-Philately: A Selective History of Science on Stamps - Maiken Naylor; Science and Engineering Library, Univ. at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    Stamps from the personal collection of the author, Maiken Naylor, in the following categories: Astronomy and Cosmology; Instruments and Measurements; Mathematics and Computation; Chemistry; Evolution and the Fossil Record; Biology; Heredity and the Genetic ...more>>

  44. Scott Kim, Puzzle Master
    A puzzle and graphic design creator, Scott Kim offers links to his online puzzles, a gallery of inversions (or ambigrams, words or names written so they read in more than one way--some read upside down, some flip in a mirror, some read as two different ...more>>

  45. Scrambled Grids - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The so-called baker's map, or transformation, in dynamical systems theory. One special case: Start with a square. Stretch it to twice its original length while making it half as wide. Cut the result in half, and stack one half on top of the other to ...more>>

  46. Sculpture Generator - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    "Judging what a sculpture will look like after it is finished can present many difficulties for an artist just beginning a piece... Computer scientist Carlo Séquin of the University of California, Berkeley, specializes in the computer-assisted ...more>>

  47. Seattle Fractals Digital Art - Doug Harrington
    A fractal art site featuring high-resolution digital fractal art prints for sale, and fractal art Windows 95/98/NT/2000 screensavers. ...more>>

  48. Self Portrait at Age 13: Albrecht Durer 1484 - Ralph Martel
    A paper illustrated by a PowerPoint slide show to demonstrate how Albrecht Durer used geometry in his art work from the age of thirteen. This paper by Martel is one of a series that he is writing on mathematics and art. Suzanne Alejandre wrote a teaching ...more>>

  49. Seventeen Kinds of Wallpaper Patterns - Mathematics Museum (Japan)
    Examples of the 17 wallpaper groups in Japanese culture. Also available in Japanese. ...more>>

  50. Shapari and Curvay - Spelunk Computing
    Windows software designed to allow children to produce abstract and fractal patterns from simple shapes and operations. Shapari offers 5 levels of difficulty, allowing children to challenge their visualization abilities by matching computer generated ...more>>


 
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