| WORK DUE at the beginning of class or lab
unless otherwise noted!
For homework, prepare to turn in work that follows the
|Dec 12 - Thur
|Dec 6 - Fri
|Dec 4 - Wed
- Hyperbolic Soccer Ball Construction
|Nov 26 - Tues
DUE by 5pm.
You will create a list of numerous
useful book references and web reference addresses
for your final project topic.
In addition, after each reference, you will summarize (in your own words)
what is contained within it.
|Nov 18 - Mon
|Nov 15 - Fri
- Read Project 4 Solutions
- Read Sibley p. 124-125
- Buy a light colored ball which is approximately
6 inches to a foot in diameter
that you won't mind writing on with permanent marker during class.
Be sure that this ball is round and is not an inflatable ball since these don't
In addition, if you have masking tape, then bring that to class.
|Nov 11 - Mon
- Read Perry p. 247-248 and p. 255, and Sibley p. 97-99
|Nov 8 - Fri
|Oct 30 - Wed
|Oct 23 - Wed
|Oct 16 - Wed
|Oct 11 - Fri
Sibley p. 35-38.
- Come up with models for project 3 problem 1 so that
# board feet/10 = k diameter^(power)
ie, you want to obtain the number in the power for each model.
Use the assumptions and show work to obtain your models.
|Oct 9 - Wed
|Oct 7 - Mon
Mathematics Methods and Modeling for Today's Mathematics Classroom
p. 200-204, 209-213
|Oct 4 - Fri
- Wile E Coyote and Axioms
Final Draft DUE at 5pm. You must also turn in your graded first draft
(worth 20% of the grade)
and the graded checklist with my comments on them.
|Sep 30 - Mon
|Sep 23 - Mon
|Sep 18 - Wed
|Sep 16 - Mon
|Sep 13 - Fri
|Sep 11 - Wed
|Sep 9 - Mon
- Read Sibley p. 9-11 and p. 14-16.
For example 1 on p. 10, fill in the details (the "Explain why" and "similarly"
parts) and then memorize this so that you are prepared to present it
without notes in the future.
- Memorize the
construction of an equilateral triangle so that you are prepared
to present it without notes in the future.
|Sep 6 - Fri
- Read Sibley Appendix A p. 287 - 292. Make sure that
you understand all of the statements. Pictures may help.
- Begin working on Project 2
Sept 4 - Wed
- Sometime after Friday's class,
follow Lab 1 Directions
in order to enter WebCT and look at the
hints for Project 1.
- Project 1 DUE
Prepare to turn in and/or present
work that follows the
Perry 1.3 3
Sibley 1.1 3, 10, 13ab (For 13a, turn in your cylinder and
cone along with your project.)
Aug 30 - Fri
- Go to http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/3610
- Read the syllabus.
- Read Dr. Sarah's project guidelines.
- Obtain the 2 rental texts from the bookstore:
The Geometric Viewpoint: A Survey of Geometries by Thomas Q. Sibley
Geometry: Axiomatic Developments with Problem Solving by Earl Perry
- Read Perry p. 1-5 and Sibley p. 2-5.
- Begin Project 1.