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Visit this site: http://chickscope.beckman.uiuc.edu/explore/eggmath/

Author:Bradlow, Sullivan, Levy, UIUC
Description: A collection of modules (including many interactive applets) for K12 classrooms, based on the theme of eggs. Topics include: the shape of an egg (addressing symmetry and cross-section, surfaces of revolution, pin and string construction of ellipses, Cartesian and Cassini Ovals), the White/Yolk Theorem (how any two regions of the plane can be equally divided - a specific case of the Borsuk-Ulam Theorem, with a proof of the Theorem included), spherical geometry, and embryo calculus (exponential growth and the number e). Each module offers interactive Java components and additional references. Part of the Chickscope project at the Beckman Institute. Also available at http://new.math.uiuc.edu/eggmath/.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Exponents/Roots, e, Calculus (Single Variable), Conic Sections and Circles, Elliptic & Spherical Geometry, Topology, Animal Biology

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