Topology Teacher Resources
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Topology - The Mathematics of Distortion
For this topology worksheet, 7th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include shapes and math distortion. First, they use the forms of capital letters as guides, stretch or bend the shape in the first column into as many letters as possible.
7th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
National Marine Sanctuaries Fish
Information is provided on Gray's Reef, Florida Keys, and Flower Garden Banks marine sanctuaries. Young marine biologists then visit the FishBase and REEF databases to collect fish species information for each location. They then complete a data table comparing the different marine sanctuaries.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 21 Downloads
Math Morphing Proximate and Evolutionary Mechanisms
Students identify the different types of fractals. For this geometry lesson, students use math to analyze different biological phenomena. They collect data from the experiments and construct graphs.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Moebius Strip
Students investigate mathematical patterns using the Moebius Strip. The Moebius Strip is an interesting topological figure. The investigation also provides a good exercise in having students derive a generalization from their empirical observations.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Math: Seifert Surface
Students use wire to make knots and submerse them in pans of detergent to observe how the soap film clings to the wire. They discover this film is called the Seifert Surface. After drawing pictures of the surface, they discuss what happens when other knots are dipped in the solution.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Transformational Art Using Furniture - Activity
Students work cooperatively to create transformational works of art using furniture and recycled products in this excellent unit for an art class. The introductory activity includes a video and organization of group ideas.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 25 Downloads
Robbing the 'Hood?
Students investigate historical figures and how they play a role in tourism by reading and discussing the article "When Robin Hood Supped, Was it Yorkshire Pudding?" In groups, students investigate issues related in the article in greater depth and compose reports that summarize their findings about Robin Hood, American historical figures, and their use in British and American tourism.
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 56 Downloads