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Exploring Polar Graphs @ Wolfram

Wolfram's interactive demonstration Exploring Polar Graphs plots polar graphs of the form  for various trig functions . What effects do the parameters , , , and have on the graph? 

Polygon Spirals

Wolfram's interactive demonstration Polygon Spirals creates spirals by connecting vertices of regular polygons which lie on the sides of larger, similar polygons. 

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~ Mary Lou Cook

Student Gallery

Integrating art and mathematics enables students to discover new ways in which mathematics models real-world phenomena, and allows students to engage in positive affective learning experiences in the mathematics classroom. Both fields lend themselves easily to discovery and self-exploration.

Visit each of the galleries listed below to view samples of student work and to download the lesson plans and student worksheets from which they were created.