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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

408- When Is a Circle an Octagon? In Chinese Checkers Geometry!

Friday, April 11, 2014: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
223 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Bethany Noblitt
Karolyn Keeler

Chinese Checkers (CC) Geometry is a non-Euclidean geometry that is accessible to high school students. Participants will learn about the CC metric, its consequences, and how CC geometry can be explored in the classroom. Questions addressed include: What is pi in CC geometry? What do conic sections look like? What can we say about right triangles?

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12

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