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By: Macy, Paige, Ashley, and Alex "Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind."
1452-1519 Born in Tuscan hill, Florensce Buried in Château d'Amboise Parents: Caterina da Vinci, Piero da Vinci Died in the castle of Cloux Biography
Preferred to draw math (which became geometry) Thought math was better represented with a drawing Artistic abilities All these things helped him create geometry Main Studies Geometry
Geometry is centered around the properties and configurations of geometric objects. (solids, points, straight lines ect.) The word geometry comes from the Greek word geometria. Geometry can be easily found in nature. The literal translation of geometria is “to measure the earth” What did the acorn say when it grew up? Answer: “Geometry” (Gee, I’m a tree) –found by Paige What is Geometry
Polyhedrons are solids that always have FLAT faces. The word polyhedron is derived from the Greek language. Poly- which means “many”, and -edron which means “faces”. Polyhedrons can be anything from cubes to dodecahedrons. This means the number of faces can vary greatly. Ployhedrons can never have curves Polyhedrons
Was interested in water because it has so many forms It can be life-giving, or taking. It can be speeding or still. Water has more power than is ever imaginable. (That’s why we did the ripple transition.) Interest in Water
Created a code Used a mirror to right back wards that way people couldn’t steal his work They are still decoding some of it Interesting Facts
Paintings Mona Lisa Her name was Lisa Gheradini She had two kids Was 24 years old Why she was picked is still a mystery
The Last Supper Was asked to paint a painting for his church Took at least three years to paint He tried to make the the picture come alive And the expression on his face Paintings (continued)
Human Anatomy Tank Helicopter Everday Mathematics Scuba Gear Where can you find it today?
www.enotes.com/math/q-and-q/what-geometry-76771 www.leonadrdoda-vanci.org www.korthalsaltes.com/what-is-a-polyhedra.htm www.about.com/od/geometry/a/whygeom.htm www.cut-the-knot.org/what/os/geography Special Thanks to all the creators of the amazing images in this PowerPoint. Work Cited Page (continued)