[IAEP] 40 maths shapes challenges
alan.nemo at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 8 12:22:21 EDT 2011
And the arc primitive shouldn't be there ....
From: Rita Freudenberg <rita at isg.cs.uni-magdeburg.de>
To: IAEP SugarLabs <iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org>
Sent: Wed, June 8, 2011 9:27:49 AM
Subject: Re: [IAEP] 40 maths shapes challenges
Does anyone know about the license of the "turtle confusion" book? Would it be
ok to translate it?
On Sep 9, 2009, at 11:33 AM, Bill Kerr wrote:
introduced turtle art and barry newell's 40 shapes to my students today
>about half way through the lesson someone asked, "how do you do the circle?"
>before I could say anything another student replied, "that's easy - just use
>you've gotta laugh
>(an arc primitive wasn't there for the original logo, nor is it in scratch)
>On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 2:12 AM, Maria Droujkova <droujkova at gmail.com> wrote:
>Circle is one of the hardest in Scratch. Unless I am missing a command.
>>Make math your own, to make your own math.
>>On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 7:19 AM, Bill Kerr <billkerr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>Forty shapes to make in Scratch or some other version of logo, such as Turtle
>>>Art. It's hard to see the thumbnail but click on it for a larger view.
>>>This is one of the best sheets ever for teaching maths (designed by Barry
>>> * the logo turtle or scratch cat acts as a transitional object between the
>>>concrete maths shape and the abstraction of the script that makes the shape
>>> * the sheet includes both simple and complex shapes, increasing in order of
>>>complexity, there is a challenge there for everyone
>>> * many of the more complex shapes are made up of combinations of the simpler
>>>Source: Barry Newell's Turtle Confusion (1988)
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