Posts tagged with drawing

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Comic in Calculus

As the fall semester of 2010 ended, I assigned a rather comical assignment in my Calculus 2 classes. Students were told that the assignment was designed to aid in their preparations for the final exam. They could work with up to 2 other students. The assignment involved picking any content of the semester and create […]

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Doodling with Euler

Let’s learn some math by doodling.  Let’s specifically learn the Euler Characteristic, which given it is attributed to Euler should lead to big expectations as to its power!  Why?  Let’s review a bit of mathematical history. Leonard Euler Euler was a famous mathematician who lived during the 1700’s.  He wrote hundreds and hundreds of pages […]