Category Archives: Interactive Learning

New interactive learning systems – digital and physical

KPCW – Talking about Geomorph and about the process of invention

Appeared on KPCW this morning to talk about my upcoming exhibition, workshops, and residency, at the Leonardo, in Salt lake City – Utah’s Creative Science and Technology Museum. If you’d like to hear the broadcast please visit: http://kpcw.org/2012/09/the-mountain-life-sept-12-2012/. We talked about … Continue reading

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The Leonardo: Everything Changes When Math Meets Art

The “Geomorph,” exhibition date approaches and I’ll be building shape-changing geometrical structures; preparing large high definition LCDs, to display animations of new and ancient geometries, setting up an interactive program designed as a visual and geometrical game of logic; printing … Continue reading

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Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars

Congratulations to JPL, and the whole NASA team, on successfully landing the Curiosity Rover on Mars; and thanks for sharing the landing experience on NASA TV last night! Curiosity travelled from the Earth to Mars in about eight months, traveling 352 … Continue reading

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Timbuctoo and Tahir Shah

Tahir Shah, and his lovely family, just visited us in Park City. Tahir is not a mathematician, or a scientist, but an author of books, “…many of which chronicle a wide range of outlandish journeys through Africa, Asia and the Americas. … Continue reading

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The Leonardo, Salt Lake City. When Math Meets Art Everything Changes

Do you want to think about geometry in a whole new way? Explore ideas and create amazing designs and dynamic 3D structures? I’ll be presenting old and new geometries that create everything from labyrinths to moon bases at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City, Utah, during October, 2012. The … Continue reading

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Young Inventors Summer 2012

              Just completed two summer workshops at the Kimball Art Center, in Park City, Utah. The morning sessions were for “Teen Inventors,” aged from 11 to 17 years, and the afternoon sessions were for … Continue reading

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Labyrinth “Keys”

  In my first iBook title, “Labyrinths,” published by Apple, you’ll find a proposition that “Keys,” were used to design labyrinths of all sorts, from Neolithic to Medieval times. The “Labyrinths,” title is part of the “Geometry Through Time,” series, … Continue reading

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Visual Imagination and Invention

This web and blog site is primarily about geometry and about new ways to model structures in space. But it is also about imagination and the need to be flexible with the “models” we create, whether they are geometric, or … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 Inventor Classes

          The next Young Inventor Workshop will be on July 23rd, July 24th, and July 25th. 3 to 5pm. Please visit the Kimball Art Center site for more information: http://Reg125.Imperisoft.com/KimballArtCenter/ProgramDetail/3233323037/Registration.aspx The first Teen Inventor Workshop will … Continue reading

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An Octagon Design System

  Mathematicians working within the Islamic culture, from about 900 AD, often used geometry to communicate ideas, instructions, and even to send messages using the Abjad numerological system and the numbers of sides of polygons, rosettes, and other design forms, … Continue reading

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