Practitioner's Corner: Episode 2: History of Geometry

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Abstract

In this episode, I describe some activities on the history of geometry. Geogebra is first used to visualize a primary source from Descartes, and then to create the conchoide of Nicomedes. In the last part the so-called human conchoid is described, a form of embodied cognition to let your students get a grasp of the famous curve.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-6
JournalHPM Newsletter
Issue number102
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019

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