Date 
WORK DUE at the beginning of class or lab
unless otherwise noted! 
Dec 7  Thur 
Final Project Poster Sessions from 35:30.
Be sure that your poster
is facing so that it is taller than it is wider. Bring your own beverage.
If you want to bring something to share, feel free  Dr. Sarah will provide
some food including those donuts you've requested.
Note: The written component can be turned in later  is must be posted
to the bulletin board by Wed Dec 13 and it will be posted here.
Extra Credit: Crochet a
Hyperbolic Plane for me to keep or
EC Maple from Project 4.
AJ Gauss Map
Allison Why 3+1 = 11 for small values of 7:
A brief overview of (Super)String Theory
Bailee and Nathan Transformations of
Minimal Surfaces, references
Blake and Joe The Calculus of Functions
Brian and Tracy Brachistochrone
Erica
Erin and Jared: Full Program,
mycode,
CitedCode,
work cited,
Frank Differential Geometry and
Cartography, references
Jason S Parallelism and Holonomy
Jones and Jay Worksheet
Lisa Harmonic Function Worksheet,
references
Melinda The Mercator Projection: Mapping the
Sphere in Two Dimensions
Nicole Mobius Strip Exploration,
references
Root Maple file,
Tethered Object
Motion
Tomas Mapping Surfaces onto the Unit
Sphere
Wes Scherk's Surface

__________ 
________________________________________________________________________

__________ 
________________________________________________________________________

Nov 30  Thur 
Test 3 on metrics study guide

Nov 28  Tues 
Review for test 3 and write down any questions you have.

Nov 21  Tues 
Final Project topic and group members
must be approved by Dr. Sarah by 4pm. You must show Dr. Sarah the
relevant pages from a book(s) and post a message to the WebCT bulletin board
(NOT email) with your project topic.

Nov 14  Tues 
Selfreflection due (1 per person):
Read over the metric
assignment and write up a reflection:
1. Explain the steps you took in preparing your presentation.
2. What part of preparing was easy for you?
3. What was hard?
4. Explain how you used the
criteria in preparing your presentation.
5. What were the strengths of your presentation? Why?
6. What would you like to have improved on? Why?
7. When you give your next major presentation, what would
you do differently in preparing and presenting?
Bring the text to class.

Nov 7  Tues 
Project 5: Your group presentation should include some or most of the
following: the metric form equation ds^2 or
ds, what the metric form
represents physically; the curvature of the metric; geodesics;
physically interesting features; historical significance and history of the
related people;
significance in current research.

Nov 2  Thur 
Turn in the metric form equation ds^2 or ds for project 5 (one per group
of two).
Bring the text to class.

Oct 26  Thur 
Test 2 on surfaces, intrinsic geodesics, and geodesic curvature.
Study suggestions

Oct 24  Tues 
Go over Test 2 study suggestions and write down
any questions you have.
Extra credit: Prepare a test question other than the one about
hyperbolic geometry and d exp(c/r). Turn this in on a
piece of paper. If I use your question on the test, I will give you
extra credit.

Oct 17  Tues 
Project 4 due
Maple file on geodesic and normal curvatures
Adapted from David Henderson.

Oct 12  Thur 
Read over Project 3 solutions on WebCT and write down any questions you
have. Begin working on Project 4.

Oct 5  Thur 
Project 3

Oct 3  Tues 
Bring a child's ball (1 per group of 3) that you don't mind writing on.

Sep 21  Thur 
Test 1 on curves study suggestions

Sep 19  Tues 
Project 2 See the Maple commands
bulletin board posting up on WebCT.

Sep 12  Tues 
Read through Project 1 Solutions on WebCT, compare with your project
responses, and write down any questions you have. In addition, begin working
on Project 2.

Sep 5  Tues 
Project 1
Maple Applet spacecurve.mw that calculates the
Velocity, Acceleration, Jerk, Speed, ArcLength, Curvature, and Torsion
Maple Applet TNBapplet.mws
that animates the Frenet Frame.

Aug 31  Thur 
Meet in 205. You will have time to work on Project 1 there.

Aug 29  Tues 
Read 1.1 and write down any questions you have. Be prepared to share
something from the reading.
Graduate student presentation: 1.2 Arclength Parametrization
Graduate student presentation: p. 1920 in 1.3 Frenet Formulas

Aug 24  Thur 
Read through the online syllabus carefully
and write down any questions you
have  the university considers this a binding contract between us.
Complete the Calc 3 Review of Curves 
helpful webpages:
http://omega.albany.edu:8008/calc3/toc.html
http://math.etsu.edu/Multicalc/
Graduate student presentation: 1.1 Theorem 1.1.11 and its proof
