Gauss, Bolyai, Lobachevsky—in General Education? (Hyperbolic Geometry as Part of the Mathematics Curriculum)

István Lénárt
Proceedings of Bridges 2010: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2010)
Pages 223–230 Regular Papers


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.