Topology Teacher Resources
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Topology - The Mathematics of Distortion
In 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
Globalization Comes to the Table
High schoolers, in groups, research the issues surrounding one of several controversies involving food and globalization. Then they debate their position and show a PowerPoint presentation at a mock summit meeting.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 47 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
Young scholars 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
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
Giants of the Century
Middle and high schoolers study significant people who shaped the 20th-century history and are introduced to database tools. Researchers use the Internet to research five 20th century history makers. They write a short biography of five influential people in the related historical context.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Four-Color Problem: Concept and Solution
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 1994, following the mathematical history and development of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study an imaginary world of countries that need to be mapped. One rule: no adjacent country can be the same color.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable