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Geometry of the Sphere

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Visit this site: http://math.rice.edu/~pcmi/sphere/

Author:John C. Polking, Rice University
Description: This set of Web pages formed the text for part of the Advanced Mathematics course in the High School Teachers Program at the 1996 IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute. Material covered includes basic information about spheres, proof and consequences of Girard's Theorem, and a proof of Euler's Formula. Teachers are encouraged to submit comments and/or lesson plans.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Elliptic & Spherical Geometry

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