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String, Straightedge, and Shadow

Julia E. Diggins

String, Straightedge, and Shadow

by Julia E. Diggins

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Published by Viking Juvenile in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Julia E. Diggins; illustrated by Corydon Bell.
ContributionsCorydon Bell (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9859189M
ISBN 100670678597, 0670678589
ISBN 109780670678594, 9780670678587

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Get this from a library! String, straightedge, and shadow: the story of geometry. [Julia E Diggins; Corydon Bell] -- Explains how the basic principles of elementary geometry were discovered over 2, years ago. Indicates the major roles played by the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Greece.   String, Straightedge, and Shadow: The Story of Geometry. String, Straightedge, and Shadow is a storybook I cannot recommend this one enough. I read it aloud while my daughter is coloring her geometric drawings, which takes a looooong time! This book absolutely brings geometry to life. It is well written and thoroughly interesting.

Grouped Work ID: ac9fd7f5-ced61c7dd Grouping Title: string straightedge and shadow the story of geometry: Grouping Author: diggins julia e. String, Straightedge, and Shadow is a classic reader for students when they are first learning about geometry. Using only three simple tools: the string, the straightedge, and the shadow, men discovered the basic principles of geometry more than two thousand years ago.


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Books to Buy. The books above which are available free through the Online Waldorf Library are all excellent. For most of our stories I used Julia Diggins's book String, Straight-Edge & Shadow: The Story of Geometry which is back in print and available through Jamie York's website for $ Using only three simple tools-the string, the straightedge, and the shadow-men discovered the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry more than two thousand years ago.

This engrossing book reveals how these discoveries were made and shows how they were related to the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece. String, Straight-edge and Shadow is also a useful and inspiring book for those teaching geometry in Steiner-Waldorf classrooms.

Nature Nonfiction Publication Details. Using only three simple tools -- the string, the straight-edge and the shadow -- human beings revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. Weaving history and legend, this fascinating book reconstructs the discoveries of mathematics's most famous figures.

String, Straightedge, and Shadow is a must-read for middle school students or for parents helping their children through their first geometry course. It is popular with teachers and parents who use Jamie York's Making Math Meaningful™ curriculum : Jamie York Press Inc.

Using only three simple tools – the string, the straightedge, and the shadow – men discovered the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry more than two thousand years ago.

This engrossing book reveals how these discoveries were made and shows how they were related to the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece. String, Straight-edge and Shadow is also a useful and inspiring book for those teaching geometry in Steiner-Waldorf classrooms.

Reviews 'Shows us what we don't realise we know, what civilisations before us learnt and passed down to us.String, Straightedge, and Shadow is a must-read for middle school students or for parents helping their children through their first geometry course.

It is popular with teachers and parents who use Jamie York’s Making Math Meaningful™ curriculum books.Using only three simple tools--the string, the straightedge and the shadow--men discovered the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry more than 2, years ago.

This engrossing book reveals how these discoveies were made and shows how theywere related to the early civilizatins of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece/5().