Using simple materials, a Mathematica software application, and their knowledge of function transformations, students design and create real mathematical sculptures.

Contributor Notes

Adam Poetzel, apoetzel@illinois.edu, teaches secondary school mathematics methods courses at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His interests include the role of discourse and technology in the mathematics classroom.

Joseph Muskin, jmuskin@illinois.edu, is the education coordinator at Nano-CEMMS, a nanotechnology center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is interested in moving current scientific research into the classroom.

Anne Munroe, munroean@champaignschools.org, teaches mathematics at Champaign Central High School in Champaign, Illinois. She is interested in teaching from a functions-based perspective and helping students from diverse backgrounds better understand and appreciate the power and usefulness of mathematics.

Craig Russell, hcrussel@illinois.edu, teaches at University of Illinois Laboratory High School at Urbana-Champaign. He is interested in ways to encourage students to think deeply about mathematics and the world.

(Corresponding author is Poetzel apoetzel@illinois.edu)
(Corresponding author is Muskin jmuskin@illinois.edu)
(Corresponding author is Munroe munroean@champaignschools.org)
(Corresponding author is Russell hcrussel@illinois.edu)
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