Hubert Ludwig, Ball State University

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Folded Paper, Dynamic Geometry, and Proof: A Three-Tier Approach to the Conics Daniel P. Scher Folding conics and constructing Sketchpad models. (889, 1996) 188 - 193 A Direct Derivation of the Equations of the Conic Sections Duane DeTemple Deriving the equations by direct appeal to the geometry of a sliced cone. (83, 1990) 190 - 193 Constructing Ellipses Margaret S. Butler Sharing Teaching Ideas. A discussion of the Trammel method. (81, 1988) 189 - 190 Spheres in a Cone; or, Proving the Conic Sections David Atkinson Using Dandelin's spheres to prove that the conics are indeed sections of a cone. 80, (1987) 182 - 184. Halley's Comet in the Classroom Peter Broughton Activities involved with the motion of the comet. Construction of a model showing the relation between the comet's orbit and the orbit of the earth. 79, (1986) 85 - 89. (see note Sept. 1986, p. 485) An Alternate Perspective on the Optical Property of Ellipses Kenzo Seo A proof of the property. 79, (1986) 656 - 657. Parabella Alfinio Flores A conic parody of Cinderella. 78, (1985) 30 - 33. The Geometry of Microwave Antennas William R. Parzynski Reflective properties of parabolas and hyperbolas. An analytic approach. 77, (1984) 294 - 296. Constructing The Parabola Without Calculus Maxim Bruckheimer and Rina Herschkowitz Three methods. 70, (1977) 658 - 662. Do Similar Figures Always Have The Same Shape Paul G. Kumpel, Jr. Transformational geometry applied to conics with a hint about cubics. 68, (1975) 626 - 628. The Golden Ratio and Conic Sections G. Ralph Verno The golden ratio related to the intersection of conics. 67, (1974) 361 - 363. Some Methods For Constructing The Parabola Joseph E. Ciotti Four methods for sketching parabolas. 67, (1974) 428 - 430. New Conic Graph Paper Kenneth Rose A technique for drawing families of conics. 67, (1974) 604 - 606. The Limits Of Parabolas James M. Sconyers What happens when the distance between the focus and the directrix varies? 67, (1974) 652 - 653. Conics From Straight Lines and Circles Evan M. Maletsky Activities leading to the construction of conics. 66, (1973) 243 - 246. Conic Sections In Relation To Physics and Astronomy Herman v. Baravalle Models, diagrams, applications. 63, (1970) 101 - 109. Quadrarcs, St. Peter's and The Colloseum N.T. Gridgeman How does one distinguish between an ellipse and an oval? 63, (1970) 209 - 215. Elliptic Parallels N.T. Gridgeman Curves which are everywhere equidistant from a given ellipse. 63, (1970) 481 - 485. A Psychedelic Approach To Conic Sections William A. Miller Generating conics with overhead transparencies (Moire patterns). 63, (1970) 657 - 659. Why Not Relate The Conic Sections To The Cone? W. K. Viertel Developing the usual sum of distances property for an ellipse by use of a cone. 62, (1969) 13 - 15. Classroom Inquiry Into The Conic Sections Arthur Coxford Activities involving constructions and discovery of properties. 60, (1967) 315 - 322. A Geometric Approach To The Conic Sections Sister Maurice Marie Byrne, O.S.U. Constructions. 59, (1966) 348 - 350. A Compass-Ruler Method For Constructing Ellipses On Graph Paper Samuel Kaner Title tells all. 58, (1965) 260 - 261. Deductive Proof Of Compass-Ruler Method For Constructing Ellipses Henry D. Snyder Proof that the method given in the article by Kaner (see immediately above) works. 58, (1965) 261. Conic Sections and Their Constructions Sister M. Annunciata Burbach, C.P.P.S. Equations and construction techniques. 56, (1963) 632 - 635. Johan de Witt's Kinematical Constructions Of The Conics Joy B. Easton History and techniques. 56, (1963) 632 - 635. Trammel Method Construction Of The Ellipse C.I. Lubin and D. Mazekewitsch Also includes some theory. 54, (1961) 609 - 612. The Names "Ellipse", "Parabola" and "Hyperbola" Howard Eves History. 53, (1960) 280 - 281. Simple Paper Models Of The Conic Sections Ethel Saupe Methods for construction. 48, (1955) 42 - 44. Theme Paper, A Ruler, and The Hyperbola Adrian Struyk A construction. 47, (1954) 29 - 30. The Quadrature Of The Parabola: An Ancient Theorem In Modern Form Carl Boyer Uses determinants and the method of exhaustion. Some history. 47, (1954) 36 - 37. Theme Paper, A Ruler, and The Central Conics Adrian Struyk Constructions. 47, (1954) 189 - 193. Tangent Circles and Conic Sections William Gilbert Miller A conic as the locus of centers of circles tangent to two given circles. 46, (1953) 78 - 81. An Optical Method For Demonstrating Conic Sections Leland D. Hemenway A device for producing a conical beam of light. 46, (1953) 428 - 429. Theme Paper, A Ruler, and The Parabola Adrian Struyk A construction. 46, (1953) 588 - 590. Demonstration Of Conic Sections and Skew Curves With String Models H. v. Baravalle The construction and uses of such devices. 39, (1946) 284 - 287. The Hyperbolic Analogues Of Three Theorems On The Circle Joseph B. Reynolds The circle theorems are those which concern intersecting lines which meet a circle in two points. 37, (1944) 301 - 303. A Lesson On The Parabola, With Emphasis On Its Importance In Modern Life Chester B. Camp Analytic approach. Applications. 35, (1942) 59 - 63. Conic Sections Formed By Some Elements Of A Plane Triangle Aaron Bakst Locus problems leading to lines and conics. 24, (1931) 28 - 31. H.J.L. 07/15/97 email: 00hjludwig@bsu.edu home page: http://www.cs.bsu.edu/~hjludwig/ |

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