Week  Assnm't Source  Chapter and pages  Comments, Web Sites to Visit, and other things 
1  Flatland
Stewart 
Introduction, Preface, and Part I.
Prefaces and Ch 1 pp.17 
(Activity and assignments on Flatland will follow next week.) Flatland
is available on the web.
Professor Ian Stewart "The Magical Maze: The Natural World and the Mathematical Mind" Tangram Information & Software (shareware) by S. T. Han 
2  Flatland
Pedoe
Stewart 
Part II.
Preface and Chapter 1 (in part), Vitruvius, pp. 1131. Ch.2 pp811; 1316;1624;2426 
Bring two congruent equilateral triangles to next class.
This might be a good time to visit Rug patterns and Mathematics exhibit plus... 
3  Pedoe
Stewart 
pp. 258 (middle)  261 (symmetry).
ch 7. pp 95101;109112 
Thursday is Tessellation Day: Wear to class clothing that has a tiling
pattern on it.
You might want to visit this Tesselations site now . 
4  Pedoe
Stewart 
pp. 4446 middle; 6669 middle. 72 bottom  73 middle.(regular polygons)
Reread p1624 and ch 7. pp 95101;109112. 
Symmetry Day: Bring to class an example of a natural or synthetic physical object that has a non trivial group of symmetries together with your description of those symmetries. You may bring either the physical object itself or a sketch of the object. 
5  Pedoe
Barr Plato 
pp. 756; 261267
pp. 110 The metaphor of the cave. 
Platonic and Archimedean solids, Plato, and Kepler.
The Platonic solids is an interesting site with Java viewers for interactive manipulation created by Peter Alfeld of Univ. of Utah. (Introduction to Topology) (On Handout.) 
6  Pedoe
Barr Stewart 
pp. 265  267 , pp7576 (again)
pp. 10  23 ch 11: pp159166 
(Semiregular solids)
(Euler's formula, the torus) (Networks and Euler's formula) 
7  Barr
Pedoe
Stewart 
pp. 2331 ;
pp.108119 pp. 173177 pp. 273284 pp1318; pp 215220 
( The Moebius strip, orientability, and dimension.)
(Map Coloring.) Cartesian coordinates Flatland; the Fourth dimension introduced. Coordinates Lines and transformations 
8  Barr
Pedoe Stewart 
pp. 2339
pp. 273284 pp 144153 
Repeat reading and New Surfaces the Klein Bottle
Flatland; the Fourth dimension introduced.(repeated) A Visualization of 4d hypercube (Java applet). Topology the moebius band and the Klein bottle 
9  Barr
Pedoe
Stewart Zeno's Paradoxes 
pp. 62  72
pp 136148 pp. 8285 pp. 102107 pp127138 
More about the Klein Bottle
More about the Torus. The Infinite (Zeno's Paradoxes and the infinite.) Finite and Infinite Sets 
10  Barr
Stewart Pedoe 
pp. 78  84
pp. 149154 pp148155;174179 pp8292 middle 
Intro to Cross Caps and the Projective Plane
Another look at infinite sets. Constructing surfaces in general DaVinci and more on infinity 
11  Pedoe
Barr A&S

pp. 44  58
pp. 78  84 pp 136148 pp 13 pp 200209 
Scale and proportion. (Durer and perspective drawing )
Intro to Cross Caps and the Projective Plane (review) Turning a Punctured Sphere insideout. (review) (Beginning to discuss configurations) Into Hyperspace. 
12  Stewart
Pedoe

pp229234
pp215220 pp. 44  58 Sections 3 and 6. 
Adding the infinite and limits.
Linear Transformations (Projective Geometry) (Durer and perspective drawing) (Projection and Ideal elements) 
13?  Pedoe
A&S 
p. 134138
p. 5865; p. 173184 Section 11. 
(Kepler's Planetary Theory) (Conics and cartesian geometry)
(Continuation of Projective geometry) (Durer, conics and perspective drawing cont'd.) (Cartesian & Projective geometryDesargue again) (Desargue's Theorem) 
14?  Pedoe  pp.184192  (Euclid's Axioms) (NonEuclidean Geometries)
(Drawing & projective geometry) 