ERIC Number: EJ379259
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Ubiquitous Geometry: Some Examples Showing the Significance of Size and Shape in the Works of Man and Nature.
Bachman, C. H.
Physics Teacher, v26 n6 p341-70 Sep 1988
Presents examples to show the ubiquitous nature of geometry. Illustrates the relationship between the perimeter and area of two-dimensional objects and between the area and volume of three-dimensional objects. Provides examples of distribution systems, optimum shapes, structural strength, biological heat engines, man's size, and reflection and refraction of light. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A