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REHEARSALS

Cast: Three students, ages 11-13.
Director: Dorianne Butler, TDSB.
The three students worked with Dorianne Butler on activities similar to those depicted in the
About The Math videos. They then created and performed the Rehearsals scripts.

PARALLEL LINES - the movie

Cast: Nisha Bedi, Maurice Charland & Bryan Williston
Script/video: George Gadanidis (Interview script adapted from comments made by teachers in a mathematics-for-teachers course taught by George Gadanidis
.)

FLATLAND (music video)

Music: Daryn Bee
Lyrics/video: George Gadanidis

Should parallel lines never meet
Like sidewalks on a city street
Lines of longitude at the poles unravel
The planet’s skin unfolds, unzips, it tears, it rips
Its guts spill unceremoniously out to space

The world’s insane
The world’s insane
It never ever rains
It's all insane

The two poles spread Equator-wide
North-south train tracks they flare, divide
The Earth morphs to a Cartesian plane
Non-Euclidean geometries are deemed insane

The world’s insane
The world’s insane
It never ever rains
It's all insane

The globe flat, a wall chart
Pacific neighbours a world apart
As ocean floors meet the sky above
The birds and fishes together they fly

The world’s insane
The world’s insane
It never ever rains
It's all insane