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Table of Contents for Loci Volume 1, July 2008 through December 2009.
This article introduces several basic features of Wolfram|Alpha, provides examples, and discusses along the way how this new technology can influence what we do in our classrooms.
This Supplement provides an applet which allows readers to explore symmetries of "Yin-Yang" shapes generated by polar graphs of Fermat spirals.
Users toss a virtual coin or die to investigate the law of averages. The outcomes of multiple experiments (consisting of 10000 tosses each) can be graphed on the same plot to facilitate visualization of trends. An activity is provided to facilitate thinking about the law of averages with the applet.
Geometry Playground (v1.3) is a free Java application for doing "ruler and compass" constructions in both Euclidean, Spherical, Projective, Hyperbolic, Toroidal, Manhattan and Conical geometries. Its purpose is to help users develop a familiarity with various conceptualizations of these geometries.