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Visit this site: http://polygonflux.com/

Author:John Miller
Description: An iPad app for exploring the path taken by a point bouncing around inside a regular polygon of 3 to 14 sides. Set the initial angle and starting location, the number of bounces, and the number of sides for the polygon; collect an album of resulting "fluxagons" traced out. See, in particular, the math exercises suggested on PolygonFlux for the Math-Minded.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Simulations, Software
Math Topics: Triangles and Other Polygons, Symmetry/Tessellations

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