Using simple materials, a Mathematica software application, and their knowledge of function transformations, students design and create real mathematical sculptures.
Adam Poetzel, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.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, email@example.com, 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.