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A Montessori Approach to Turtle Geometry: the Movie

The movie below presents a Montessori approach to understanding some basics of Turtle Geometry, mostly through the use of polygons and fraction circles.

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Introduction
Turtle Walks a Square
Turtle Walks a Triangle
Triangle and Fraction Circle
Turns and Sectors
Total Turn with Triangle
Square and Fraction Circle
Pentagon Orientation
Pentagon Turns
Decagon
Preparation for What
Supplementary Angles
Triangle Angles

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Introduction (17.8M)
Turtle Walks a Square (18.5M)  
Turtle Walks a Triangle (11.7M)  
Triangle and Fraction Circle (11.7M)  
Turns and Sectors (12.3M)  
Total Amount of Turn When Walking a Triangle (10.0M)  
Square and Fraction Circle (16.0M)  
Orientation of Polygons for Turtle Walks (13.8M)  
Pentagon Sector Match and Walk (28.4M)  
Decagon Sector Match and Walk (46.2M)  
Indirect Preparation for What?  (26.9M)  
Supplementary Angles  (27.4M)  
Angles of a Triangle  (18.4M)