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Author:Key Curriculum Press
Description: Sketches: a dynamic display of the equation of a line as you move it around; an illustration of the midpoint figure of a quadrilateral; a tessellation made in the pattern of a Navajo rug; a sketch that draws the regular polygon with given internal angle; a sketch that draws parallelograms with equal area and perimeter; an animation of a pendulum; a dynamic perspective drawing of a road receding into the distance; an animation of various star-shaped polygons; a sketch that models the path of a thrown ball in a gravitational field. Also four scripts that you can use to investigate random phenomena: a random fractal skyline, a 3D fractal landscape, a random walk, a collection of random-length toothpicks in a given parallelogram.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Fractals, Conic Sections and Circles, Coordinate Plane Geometry, Triangles and Other Polygons, Symmetry/Tessellations, Art

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