Deli Tray Math

Jamylle Carter and Paul Doherty

1.) Using transparent stackable Deli Trays to teach about contour maps.

Turning a contour map of Angel island into a three dimensional map.

A RAFT idea sheet for this activity.

Find your own topo maps on Terraserver.

2.) Plot three dimensional contour maps of mathematical quadric surfaces.

How to create contour plots of mathematical functions (Free and inexpensive programs)

3.) Plot three dimensional Modles of Constellations

Note that Sharpie marker ink can be removed from deli trays with isopropyl alcohol.

Scientific Explorations with Paul Doherty |
24 April 2008 |