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Turtle Geometry: The Computer As a Medium for Exploring Mathematics
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mit Pr
Publication date July 1, 1981
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780262010634
ISBN-10 0262010631
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2.15 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $75.00
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Turtle Geometry presents an innovative program of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the effective use of personal computers can profoundly change the nature of a student's contact with mathematics. Using this book and a few simple computer programs, students can explore the properties of space by following an imaginary turtle across the screen.

The concept of turtle geometry grew out of the Logo Group at MIT. Directed by Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms, this group has done extensive work with preschool children, high school students and university undergraduates.

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Hardcover
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from Mit Pr (July 1, 1981)
9780262010634 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $75.00
About: Turtle Geometry presents an innovative program of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the effective use of personal computers can profoundly change the nature of a student's contact with mathematics.
Paperback
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With Andrea A. Disessa | Reprint edition from Mit Pr (July 9, 1986)
9780262510370 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $45.00
About: Turtle Geometry presents an innovative program of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the effective use of personal computers can profoundly change the nature of a student's contact with mathematics.

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