Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Lesson Plans

Today both classes went well. I present two out of context slides from the Calculus Circus:

And in the gen-ed class I showed the Flatland movie and then filled the rest of the class showing the students medical images of my brain and my knee. (There is a connection! The radiologist is like a Flatlander, trying to understand my 3-dimensional knee via 2-dimensional slices! I also briefly mentioned, in passing, the Radon transform.)