Discussion:  Traffic Jam Applet tool 
Topic:  Virtual Reality Technology 
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Subject:  Transformations software 
Author:  Dennis 
Date:  Mar 21 2003 
she gave Monday afternoon.
I think those could be followed with other linear transformations that cause
some distortion such as stretching or slanting, but keep straight lines
straight. A similar treatment could be given those where first you explore
those transformations and then try to figure out what transformations had been
applied in various challenges.
After students have some understanding of linear transformaitons you could
explore some nonlinear ones such as the spheric and hyperbolic ones Gayla
mentioned.
 
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