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Flatland: the Movie

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Visit this site: http://www.flatlandthemovie.com/

Author:Flat World Productions, LLC
Description: This movie, available in DVD format, is based on Edwin A. Abbott's classic novel, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. Flatland is a world that exists entirely on a two-dimensional plane. All different kinds of shapes live, work, and play in this world. This is the story of how Arthur Square and his six-sided granddaughter, Hex, travel to a world that most Flatlanders consider ridiculous and blasphemous--the 3rd dimension. "Flatland: The Movie" is a thirty minute animated story filled with action, drama, and geometry lessons; the sequel, "Flatland 2: Sphereland," continues the tale into non-Euclidean space. This heartfelt tale challenges audiences to grasp the limitations of their assumptions about reality, and to think about higher dimensions. Areas of the site include: Story; News; Cast/Crew; Store; Gallery; Comments (from teachers using the movie with students).

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Non-Euclidean Geometry

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