# Equipment for teaching

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Equipment, Manipulatives and Toys for Teaching

- Display Cabinet Outside of Math Office
- Brachistochrone (or Tautochrone) Demonstrator
- Calculus slicing and dicing models

(note: the key is in Joni's office cubby, in the cabinets over her desk)

- MEP443 - Office of Andy Long
- Hexstat Probability Demonstrator
- Tiled globe (of earth)
- I usually have some platonic solids lying around, including
- A dodecahedron calendar
- An icosahedron you can throw around
- An icosahedral Rubik's "cube"

- Wooden conic section demonstrator
- "Bug on a Band" for demonstrating Mobius bands
- Borromean rings carving
- "Wizard Water" for doing magic tricks in class

- MEP441 - Office of Aimee Krug
- Klein Hat
- Cups full of regular dice in several colors
- Kalideoscopes
- Paper models of polyhedra
- pine cones (for counting Fibonacci spirals)
- Geomag Model Kits (5) - great for building polyhedra
- pennies
- Instant Insanity cubes
- Tower of Hanoi
- skeletal model of tower of dodecaheron
- skeletal model of all five Platonic solids in a single piece
- cards for the base-2 card trick
- 3-d glasses
- several sets of non-transitive dice
- paper models for the enlarging(Fibonacci) area trick (And one nice plastic model)
- paper models for proving the Pythagorean theorem
- several hexaflexagons
- Videos showing how Burger and Starbird explain the mathematical concepts in Heart of Mathematics