- Introduction to course organization.
- Student Information sheets.
- Web Materials
- Portfolios and grading
- Miscellaneous: Some topics we will study.
- The film lists as a guide to the course topics.
- The color problem.
- The Sphere and the Torus.
- Flatland as social commentary/satire.

Who first showed the earth was a sphere?

Galileo

Egyptian Shadows?

Magellan: Circumnavigated

Copernicus: Belief

Pictures from "outer space"

Perry.Polar expeditions. Air navigational history

Curvature

- Measurement and the Pythagorean Theorem (PT) [1.1]
- Measuring angles, lengths and areas.
- Squares, rectangles, parallelograms and triangles.
- Dissections, cut and paste methods of measurement.
- Cutting and reassembling polygons.
- The Square Me Puzzle.
- Do Pythagorean Activity Sheet

- Show video on PT
- Puzzles and Polygons [1.2]
- Flatland and the plane
- The triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, and hexagon.
- More on measurements of angles and areas of polyons.
- Activity: 1.2 Ex. 4, 5, 6