PCMI, Summer 2008
Secondary School Teacher Program

The Geometry of Piles of Salt
Thinking Deeply About Simple Things

by Troy Jones

small green diamond Handout: [view PDF] [download MS Word]

small green diamond Handout with solutions: [view PDF]

small green diamond Geometer's Sketchpad file: [download GSP]

small green diamond PowerPoint: [download PPT]
Note: This is a copy of the PowerPoint Troy displayed during his presentation. It will only give you an idea of what he did because the interactive Cabri 3D and the Geometer's Sketchpad files do not transfer in this downloadable version.

small green diamond Also view, Troy's PCMI 2006 The Sands of Time presentation.

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