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Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Janet Walker 

September 2007, Volume 101, Issue 2, Page 88

Abstract:
An activity for secondary mathematics students using digital imaging on The Geometer's Sketchpad to model polar functions of flowers. Students import images of flowers into GSP and use its capabilities to find a best fit polar equation.

Keywords:
Article
Computers
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Geometry & Measurement
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Modeling