Rabbit Trail 6. Body Geometry
Can you use your fingers to make a shape that looks likea square? It’s not too easy, is it.So try this one.Get with a friend. Hold your arms out. Can you make abetter square now?Get a bunch of friends together and make a big circle. Nowmake a very small circle. In fact, why not have the group makeall sorts of shapes?What do you have to do to make a triangle? Can you makea triangle by yourself?Or do you needsome friends to helpyou out?Playing turtle givesyou an idea of justwhat it takes to makedifferent shapes.________________________________________________
Let’s start with an easy shape, like a square.Do you know what makes a square different from, say, atriangle? Or a rectangle? Well, for one thing, all the sides of asquare are the same size.