Bridges 2010 Regular Paper

Gauss, Bolyai, Lobachevsky—in General Education? (Hyperbolic Geometry as Part of the Mathematics Curriculum)
István Lénárt
(Proceedings pages 223–230)


We describe an educational method to teach hyperbolic geometry at the upper elementary and secondary level, mostly with fruits and construction materials; and we make some remarks about the connection of hyperbolic geometry and poetry that explains the significance of such a method in mathematics education.