MATH 7142T Geometry for Childhood Teachers

45 hours; 3 credits

Investigation of two- and three-dimensional objects and their properties. Congruence and similarity. Coordinate geometry. Transformations in the plane, and their geometric and algebraic properties and similarity. Measurement of length, area, volume, surface area. Inductive and deductive proof in geometry. Connections or geometry to the arts and everyday applications. Technology as a tool for investigating geometry. Connections to curriculum and pedagogy. This course may not be offered toward a master of arts degree in secondary education or in middle childhood education.

Prerequisite: A course in mathematics for elementary school teachers, or a mathematics course approved by the deputy chairperson.


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