The Geometer's Sketchpad Spirograph Lab
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|Spirograph Machine, or Tea Cusps and Saucers. This lab studies the effects (both mathematical and artistic) of circular motion as points rotate around circles. Interesting things occur when a point moves around a circle as the circle rotates around another circle. A guided exploration with instructions and questions about the mathematical explanations of the effects you see when you make your sketches.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Tutorials, Manuals/How-To's, Geometer's Sketchpad|
|Math Topics:||Conic Sections and Circles|
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