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Math That Makes You Go Wow - A Multi-Disciplinary Exploration of Non-Orientable Surfaces

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Author:Boittin, Callahan, Goldberg, Remes
Description: A Web course intended for inclusion as a short segment in a late middle school or early high school math course and designed to convey the beauty and fascination of such mathematical objects as the sphere, the torus, the Klein bottle, the Mobius band, the real projective plane and beyond (3-manifolds), etc. Java illustrations that may be rotated on-screen are supplied. With sections on the history and philosophy of non-orientability, literature touching on the subject, connections to music, other topics (knit hats and scarves, toys, housing, surfaces in art), and a bibliography.

Levels: Eighth Grade, High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Courses, Bibliographies, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Topology, Art, Literature/Poetry, Music

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