Monday, March 23, 2009

Make a Virtual Kaleidoscope

I stumbled upon this program. It is an early lesson on symmetry and also reminiscent of the toy kaleidoscope of yore.

These designs are made from the same set of 'virtual objects'. As the highlighter rotates, portions of the design are illuminated creating the kaleidoscope effect.

 :: kaleidoscope


Unknown said...

This is a very interesting site. I am a student working towards my secondary math education degree. I am always looking for ways to use math in the real world. Thanks for posting this.

MathChique said...

Thank you for your feedback.

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