Umm, back in March, the first message
originating on March 29th actually. I had gone back through some emails
and the idea resurfaced, so I went with it.

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**Subject:** [Edu] music fluxx???

<<In any case, after seeing the Music Fluxx deck, I thought some other
topic

specific decks could be formulated to help in the classroom.>>

Ok, I missed something....when did music fluxx get discussed?!?

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> 1. Math and Science Fluxx Ideas (Scott Sulzer)

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> Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 02:02:36 -0700

> From: Scott Sulzer <ssulzer@xxxxxxxxxx>

> Subject: [Edu] Math and Science Fluxx Ideas

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> Hello All,

>

>

>

> I had some ideas for more classroom themed Fluxx variants and thought I

> would put them out here. They both need work, one more so than the other,

> but they are a start, I'm hoping to solicit some help.

>

>

>

> First, Math/Geometry Fluxx:

>

>

>

> Keepers:

>

> Square

>

> Circle

>

> Triangle

>

> []^3(cubed)

>

>

>

> Goals: Keepers required:

>

> Cylinder Square, Circle

>

> Cone Triangle, Circle

>

> Pyramid Square, Triangle

>

> Sphere Circle, []^3

>

> Cube Square, []^3

>

> Tetrahedron Triangle, []^3

>

>

>

> I would like to expand this one more, adding elements to include more

> formulas, i.e. representations of the sides and angles as keepers and
maybe

> having things like sine, cosine and tangent as goals, also maybe allowing

> for Pythagoras's theorem as a goal. I had thought of having two of each of

> the shapes, and combining them to get the sphere, cube and tetrahedron,
but

> I thought that it could very easily allow two people to win at the same

> time. (two people have a circle and triangle and the cone comes into
play).

>

>

>

> Next, the one I need more help with, Simple Machines Fluxx:

>

>

>

> Keepers:

>

> Lever

>

> Pulley

>

> Wheel and Axle

>

> Wedge

>

> Inclined Plane

>

> Screw

>

>

>

> Goals: Keepers required:

>

> Wheelbarrow Lever, Wheel and Axle

>

> Axe Lever, Wedge

>

> Jack (screw) Lever, Screw

>

> Crane Lever, Pulley

>

>

>

> As you can see, I need more complex machines for goals.

>

>

>

> In any case, after seeing the Music Fluxx deck, I thought some other topic

> specific decks could be formulated to help in the classroom.

>

>

>

> Scott Sulzer

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> Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 09:21:18 -0400

> From: "Kimberly Terrill" <kiter5@xxxxxxxxx>

> Subject: Re: [Edu] Math and Science Fluxx Ideas

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>

> Neat Ideas!!!

>

> --Kimberly

>

>

> On 9/18/07, Scott Sulzer <ssulzer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >

> > Hello All,

> >

> >

> >

> > I had some ideas for more classroom themed Fluxx variants and thought
I

> > would put them out here. They both need work, one more so than the
other,

> > but they are a start, I'm hoping to solicit some help.

> >

> >

> >

> > First, Math/Geometry Fluxx:

> >

> >

> >

> > Keepers:

> >

> > Square

> >

> > Circle

> >

> > Triangle

> >

> > []^3(cubed)

> >

> >

> >

> > Goals: Keepers required:

> >

> > Cylinder Square, Circle

> >

> > Cone Triangle, Circle

> >

> > Pyramid Square, Triangle

> >

> > Sphere Circle, []^3

> >

> > Cube Square, []^3

> >

> > Tetrahedron Triangle, []^3

> >

> >

> >

> > I would like to expand this one more, adding elements to include more

> > formulas, i.e. representations of the sides and angles as keepers and

> > maybe having things like sine, cosine and tangent as goals, also
maybe

> > allowing for Pythagoras's theorem as a goal. I had thought of having
two

> > of each of the shapes, and combining them to get the sphere, cube and

> > tetrahedron, but I thought that it could very easily allow two people
to win

> > at the same time. (two people have a circle and triangle and the cone
comes

> > into play).

> >

> >

> >

> > Next, the one I need more help with, Simple Machines Fluxx:

> >

> >

> >

> > Keepers:

> >

> > Lever

> >

> > Pulley

> >

> > Wheel and Axle

> >

> > Wedge

> >

> > Inclined Plane

> >

> > Screw

> >

> >

> >

> > Goals: Keepers required:

> >

> > Wheelbarrow Lever, Wheel and Axle

> >

> > Axe Lever, Wedge

> >

> > Jack (screw) Lever, Screw

> >

> > Crane Lever, Pulley

> >

> >

> >

> > As you can see, I need more complex machines for goals.

> >

> >

> >

> > In any case, after seeing the Music Fluxx deck, I thought some other
topic

> > specific decks could be formulated to help in the classroom.

> >

> >

> >

> > Scott Sulzer

> >

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> Message: 3

> Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 08:29:07 -0600

> From: Fred Poutre <cloven-fruit@xxxxxxxx>

> Subject: Re: [Edu] Math and Science Fluxx Ideas

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> Well, good idea, but not mathematically correct.

> Many 3 dimensional object can be defined by the two dimensional shapes

> that when intersected at a 90 degree angle create the object.

>

> A pyramid is the result of two triangles intersected at a 90 degree

> angle.

> A cube is the result of a two squares intersected at a 90 degree angle.

> A sphere is the result of a two circles intersected at a 90 degree angle.

>

> Try making the shapes from wire (they do have to be the same size of

> course), and intersecting them at 90 degree angles.

>

> A cylinder is really just the results of connecting two circles on

> different y axis.

> A cone is really just the results of connecting a circle to a point on

> different y axis.

> And there are other means of graphing either of those.

>

> Triangle + Circle might work for Cone; but Circle + Square simply can not

> work of Cylinder. Squares are defined by their 90 degree angles.

> Cylinders do not have to be on the same y axis defining the 90 degree

> angle ||.They can be tilted //.

>

> It really is a very good idea, I have to think how to make it function

> within the limitations of Fluxx.

> Keep in mind that I majored in math, I have a particular love for

> geometry, and that I am mathematically pissy about some things.

>

> The Simple Machines are very well done.

>

> Thanks

> Fred Poutre

> Cloven Fruit Games

>

> First, Math/Geometry Fluxx:

>

> Keepers:

> Square

> Circle

> Triangle

> []^3(cubed)

>

> Goals: Keepers required:

> Cylinder Square, Circle

> Cone Triangle, Circle

> Pyramid Square, Triangle

> Sphere Circle, []^3

> Cube Square, []^3

> Tetrahedron Triangle, []^3

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