Exploring geometry and designs in
nature. Article discusses radial designs similar to Tibetan mandalas and
students create designs using radial symmetry.
Quick Reads focuses on providing
the reader with activities or ideas for the middle school classroom that are
quick and applicable. Quick Reads is a regular department of Mathematics
Teaching in the Middle School. Its aim is to publish single ideas that are too
good not to be published, but are not long enough for a full article. Topics
include research, collaboration and “what works” in the classroom.