Dynamic Geometry
and Its Connections
Jenchung Chuan jcchuan@math.nthu.edu.tw
Department of Mathematics National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
Abstract
Dynamic Geometry is a computer environment in which students can
explore geometric relationships and make and test conjectures. In this
talk we are to explore the many connections that Dynamic Geometry has
made.
1) Conceptual Connections: a) Geometry: Geometric Construction,
Linkage, Spherical Geometry, Solid Geometry b) Analysis: Calculus,
Interpolation c) History of Mathematics d) Recreational Mathematics e)
Arts and Design 2) Philosophical Connections a) Connectionism b)
Constructivism c) Double Meanings d) Aesthetics 3) Educational
Connections a) Science Fair b) Mathematics Competition c) Frosting
Innovation d) Tools for the Physically Challenged e) Courses 4)
Physical Connections a) Hyperlinks b) Java Applets 5) Connections with
the Real World a) Publishing b) Technology c) Graphics Calculator d)
Conference e) Propaganda f) Mathematical Show The html format of the
presentation is located at:
http://sylvester.math.nthu.edu.tw/d2/connections/
