Constructions, Investigations, Activities

Links in English

Dynamic Mathematics: Pao-Ping Lin's Dynamic Mathematics, a rich collection of applet studies around the Pythagorean theorem, multiple representations, dihedral groups, and the groups of rigid transformations of a cube [Taiwan].

Flatland: A work-in-progress online investigation into shape perception inspired by Edwin Abbott's classic mathematics "Romance in Many Dimensions" [USA].

More Flatland: Mark Schlatter's "How to Correctly View a Flatland Painting" uses JavaSketchpad to extensively explore perspective drawing [USA].

JavaSketchpad in Linear Algebra: A collection of linear algebra activities presented and discussed in the article "Tool Building: Web-based Linear Algebra Modules " by David Meel and Thomas Hern in Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications [USA].

Discovering Algebra: A collection of online high school algebra activities illustrating and amplifying lessons in Murdock, Kamischke, and Kamischke's Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach [USA].

Discovering Advanced Algebra: A collection of online high school advanced algebra activities illustrating and amplifying lessons in Murdock, Kamischke, and Kamischke's Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach [USA].

Discovering Geometry: A collection of online high school geometry activities illustrating and amplifying lessons in Michael Serra's Discovering Geometry [USA].

Precalculus with Trigonometry: A collection of online high school precalculus activities illustrating and amplifying lessons in Paul A. Foerster's Precalculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications [USA].

Constructing a Three-dimensional Solid: Annie Fetter's walkthrough and its corresponding 2D net [USA].

Cancer and Mathematics: James Dildine's site about geometric detection and analysis of cancer cells [USA].

Paul Kunkel's Mathematics Lessons: Paul Kunkel's detailed mathematics lessons, including Sketchpad and JavaSketchpad material [USA/Hong Kong].

Clark Kimberling JavaSketchpad Gallery: Clark Kimberling has a gallery of JavaSketches on his Web site that correlate to Geometry in Action[USA].

Links in Other Languages

Aproged: A collection of descriptive geometry and art work from a Portuguese association of secondary and post-secondary teachers. [Portugal; in Portuguese].

JavaSketchpad Encyclopedia of Curves: Y. C. Chuan's formidable collection of over 100 classical curves, as well as many interesting and uncommon linkages, illustrated as JavaSketches [Taiwan].

Trigonometric Functions: Constructions of six common trigonometric functions from the Chinju Foreign Language High School of South Korea [Korea; in Korean].

MathFrontier: Collection of sophisticated algebra and calculus material, dynagraphs, and extensive gearage linkages. Includes several examples of integration between JSP and other technologies, such as extra-applet action buttons [Korea; in Korean].

Curves, Algebraic Activities, and Other Sketches: A detailed look at the Pythagorean Theorem, as well as a collection of curves, algebraic activities, and other sketches from Instituto de Matemáticas, DGSCA and Facultad de Ciencias at UNAM [Mexico; in Spanish].

Cristina Lopes's activities on octahedra, conic sections, and light topics [Portugal; in Portuguese].

Allan Bergmann Jensen's Symmetries, Patterns, and Tessellations: Allan Bergmann Jensen's Symmetries, Patterns, and Tessellations Constructed with The Geometer's Sketchpad. An introduction to formal definitions of symmetry groups, with many sketches and JavaSketches and a comprehensive set of reference links [Denmark; in Danish].

Introduction to Conics from UNAM: Sergio Lopes Luna's Introduction to Conics from UNAM [Mexico; in Spanish].

Geometría Interactiva: María Juana Linares Altamirano's thesis on interactive geometry using JavaSketchpad, under the direction of Dr. Carlos Hernández Garciadiego [Mexico; in Spanish].

Precálculo Interactiva: Héctor de Jesús Argueta Villamar's thesis on interactive precalculus using JavaSketchpad, under the direction of Dr. Carlos Hernández Garciadiego [Mexico; in Spanish].