Geometry for Elementary Education Majors

Two and three dimensional Geometry including polygons, polyhedra and their properties; congruence, similarity, construction, coordinate plane; standard measurement, area, surface area, volume; transformations, and symmetries will be explored. The content, according to the South Caroline state standards, will be taught with appropriate methodology for teaching K-8.

To view the syllabus or other class resources on-line visit the class resource repository.

  • Fall 2002, section 1
    • Tests are scheduled for: Sept 11, Oct 11, Nov 11, Dec 4
    • The Polyhedra Project is scheduled for approximately Sept 2 - Sept 18
    • The Construction Project is scheduled for approximately Sept 23 - Oct 16
    • The final exam for Section 1 is on Thursday, 12 December 2002 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

My office hours for Fall 2002 are Mondays 2:30-4:00; Wednesdays 9:00-10:00, 2:30-4:00; Fridays 8:30-10:00. I am in the E-1 Calculus help center Tuesdays 3:30-4:30. You are welcome to see me in class or call for an appointment outside of these t imes.

Student Polyhedra Projects

Click on the polyhedron at the right to look at selected student polyhedra.

Student Compass and Straight Edge Constructions

Click on the design at the right to look at selected student constructions.

More Geometry Ideas

Related Web Pages

The following links will lead you to topics that are discussed in MthSc 216:

  • Dynamic Geometry Software is a page featuring geometry programs such as Geometer's Sketchpad and Cabri. - this link is for software information. Do not write up a web analysis on this link.
  • Test 1 Topics

    Test 2 Topics

    Test 3 Topics

    Test 4 Topics

    Pages with a Variety of Geometry Topics

    Also I have more links listed on General Mathematics and/or Education links

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