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Author:Mathematics Dept., Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
Description: Illustrated descriptions of six mathematical concepts: the Pythagorean Theorem, Archimedes' Tombstone, the Möbius Strip, the Koch Snowflake Curve, Plateau's Problem (minimal surfaces), and Counting to Infinity. Each snippet contains a very brief history and an explanation of the concept; Plateau's Problem and Counting to Infinity contain links to Web sites that provide additional information about persons or concepts mentioned in the snippet.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Math Topics: Infinity, Fractals, Differential Geometry, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Triangles and Other Polygons, History and Biography, Number Theory, Topology

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