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ERIC Number: EJ301969
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Conic Sections in the Sky and on the Earth.
Proia, Lina Mancini; Menghini, Marta
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v15 n2 p191-210 May 1984
Focusing on why the elliptical form in architecture is found only in the baroque period, discusses the development of the conic section and interactions in the baroque period with art, astronomy, and mathematics. An experimental approach to the topic carried out with high school seniors is reported. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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