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 +==== Paddle Wheel ====
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 +A paddle wheel (in this case, made out of snap-together constructive toys) can be used to demonstrate the effect of a force vector field on a physical system.
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 +{{props:kinexpaddlewheel.jpg?250|paddlewheel}}
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 +==== Pumpkin Quarters ====
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 +A pumpkin that has been sectioned into quarters can be used as an interactive physical representation of a spherical coordinate system.
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 +{{props:pumpkinquarter.jpg?250|pumpkinquarter}}
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 +==== Pineapple Sections ====
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 +Canned pineapple sections can be used as an interactive physical representation of a cylindrical coordinate system.
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 +{{props:pineapplesections.jpg?250|pineapplesections}}
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 +==== Surfaces ====
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 +We use plastic surfaces of multivariable functions that are dry-erasable, transparent, and lightweight. The surfaces were created as part of the [[https://raisingcalculus.winona.edu/|Raising Calculus to the Surface]] and [[https://osuper.science.oregonstate.edu/content/raising-physics-surface|Raising Physics to the Surface]] projects. Surface Kits include a surface, its corresponding laminated contour map, and a slope measurement tool.
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 +{{props:mathsurfaces3.png?250|Raising Calculus Red Surface}}
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 +==== Contour Maps & Vector Maps ====
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 +We print out contour maps or vector maps and put them in dry-erasable sleeves. Often, our maps correspond to plastic surfaces.
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 +{{props:vectormap.jpg?250|Vector Map Example}}
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==== Equipment Primarily Used In Labs ==== ==== Equipment Primarily Used In Labs ====

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