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Geometry Playground
Passionately Curious (Video)
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Date: September 3, 2010
Running Time: 00:04:22
For John Edmark, geometry is a foundation for creating beauty. Here he explains his interest in unexpected natural phenemona, and how visitors to his kaleidoscopic piece, The Geometron, can turn simple shapes into surprisingly intricate patterns of reflection.
What if geometry meant climbing inside giant 3-D shapes, or watching yourself in a big curved mirror as you try to play hopscotch? The Geometry Playground exhibition changes the way visitors think about geometry, letting them use their hands, brain, and body to play with physical demonstrations of this often " ... More »

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