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Concepts in geometry

Author: Anne-Marie McHugh; Tapestry International (Firm); Discovery Channel (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, ©2005.
Series: Discovery school., Math.; Discovering math (Discovery Communications)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Discover the role that math plays in the design, technology, and construction of modern skyscrapers, as id did in ancient Greek architecture. See how geometric shapes -- triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, and polygons -- have helped shape structures found the world over.
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Children's films
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anne-Marie McHugh; Tapestry International (Firm); Discovery Channel (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 1595275428 9781595275424
OCLC Number: 62949954
Notes: Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Assignment discovery.
Credits: Camera, Paul Jacobson ; editors, Doug Miller, Chris Denley ; original music, Michael Whalen.
Performer(s): Narrators, Thom Kikot, Leyna Juliet Weber.
Target Audience: 9-12.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Triangles : bridges of support --
Quadrilaterals in the sky --
Circular structures : design and architecture --
Polygons and the Pentagon --
Math and the Greeks.
Series Title: Discovery school., Math.; Discovering math (Discovery Communications)
Other Titles: Assignment Discovery (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Tapestry International Productions, Ltd. for the Discovery Channel ; producer/writer, Anne-Marie McHugh.

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Discover the role that math plays in the design, technology, and construction of modern skyscrapers, as id did in ancient Greek architecture. See how geometric shapes -- triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, and polygons -- have helped shape structures found the world over.

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