|Squares around a triangle
This file is just the beginning of a large investigation that is described in a some detail in
article entitled "Sense Making: Changing the Game Played in the Typical Classroom" . This
article will appear both in the AMT: The Australian Mathematics Teacher Journal, 2002, and
appendix in A Handbook on Rich Learning Tasks (2nd revision, 2002) by Flewelling with
Higginson, published (in CD format only) by the Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology
Education, A233 McArthur Hall, Faculty of Education, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario,
Canada, K7L 3N6, Tel: 613-533-6221, E-mail: email@example.com
Welcome to Squares Around a Triangle.
Start your voyage of discovery.
Three outer triangles make an appearance.
Two more triangles enter the picture.
Continuing the Investigation
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Materials Needed Geometer's Sketchpad needs to be installed on all computers. Three files need to be saved on each computer