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ERIC Number: EJ430493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0228-0671
Popularizing Geometrical Concepts: The Case of the Kaleidoscope.
Graf, Klaus-Dieter; Hodgson, Bernard R.
For the Learning of Mathematics, v10 n3 p42-50 Nov 1990
The kaleidoscope is presented as a suitable topic for a preservice mathematics teacher's first contact with a nontrivial mathematical phenomenon. Included are historical notes on the kaleidoscope, explanation of the inner mechanisms of various kaleidoscope designs, and suggestions for further student investigations. (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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