2011 NCTM Annual Meeting Opening Session - Flatland: The Power of Story in Mathematics

  • 2011 NCTM Annual Meeting Opening Session - Flatland: The Power of Story in Mathematics

    Date: Apr 13, 2011
    Event: 2011 Annual Meeting Indianapolis
    Speaker: Jeffrey Travis

    Flatland , a classic novel from 1884, is a story about A. Square, an inhabitant of a two-dimensional world who visits other dimensions. Jeffrey Travis, director of the IMAX 3-D movie Flatland: The Movie , shows clips from the movie and discusses the power of storytelling in mathematics and in geometry in particular.

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