|These are chapters 1 & 2,
"Introducing Dimensions" and
"Scaling and Measurement", of the nine
chapters in the book
Beyond the Third Dimension:
Geometry, Computer Graphics, and Higher Dimension, by Thomas F.
Banchoff. It appeared as part of the Scientific American Library in
hardcover in 1990, and then in softcover in 1996, and is distributed by
|This is chapter 2, "Dimension" from the book On the Shoulders of Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy, edited by Lynn Arthur Steen for the Mathematical Sciences Education Board of the National Research Council. It was published by the National Academy Press in 1990, and includes other chapters on pattern, quantity, uncertainty, shape, and change. This chapter presents the pedagogy behind the material in Beyond the Third Dimension above.|
|This is an electronic version of an article that first appeared in Scientific American, April 1986, in the "Computer Recreations" section, written by Alexander Dewdney, "Four-Dimensional Dementia". It explains how to make your own "Hypercube" movie.|
|This article, "The Mathematician as Child and Children as Mathematicians," appeared in the February 2000 issue of Teaching Children Mathematics. In it, elementary school teachers can find discussions about ways to present geometric material on dimensions to elementary school children.|
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