BLOCK
II  

Topic 
Homework Assignment 

Lesson 12 (Feb. 22) 
Modeling
Animal Motion 

Lesson
13 (Feb. 27) 
LSystems and Branching Patterns I  Design your own branching pattern for next time. 
Lesson
14 (Mar. 1) 
LSystems and Branching Patterns II  Read the article about virtual plants from "trends in plant science" 
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SPRING BREAK MAR. 318 *** 

Lesson
15 (Mar. 20) 
Models of Spiral Growth  Equiangular Spiral paper due on Thursday, March 29 
Lesson
16 (Mar. 22) 
An Introduction to Phyllotaxis 
Check out Smith College's Phyllotaxis website. Read the Scientific American article about phyllotaxis 
Lesson
17 (Mar. 27) 
Cellular Automata I  
Lesson
18 (Mar. 29) 
Cellular Automata II  Check out this Game of Life applet Read the Scientific American article Be ready to discuss your ideas regarding final project topics next lesson. 
Lesson
19 (Apr. 3) 
Final Projects Workshop I  
Lesson
20 (Apr. 5) 
Matrices and Affine Transformations I  
Lesson
21 (Apr. 10) 
Matrices and Affine Transformations II (Honor's Day; class at 9:2010:20am) 
Finish the handout (to be collected next lesson) 
Lesson
22 (Apr. 12) 
Matrices and Affine Transformations III  
Lesson
23 (Apr. 17) 
Leeway/Review  
Lesson
24 (Apr. 19) 
Exam II  The outline of your final paper/webpage is due next lesson. 
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