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Mathematical Lens
Mathematical Lens: Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey

 

May 2008, Volume 101, Issue 9, Page 652

Abstract:

Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the image. This month's photographs focus on the columns at the Library of Celsus, Ephesus, Turkey. The mathematics involves measurement, volume, and proportion, among others. Students import the photo into Geometers Sketchpad or Cabri to use built in measuring tools. Edited by Ron Lancaster Brigitte Bentele. 

Keywords:
Article
Computers
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Connections / Applications
Teacher
Problems
Similarity / Congruence
Ratios / Proportions