Objective: At the time this novel was written (1884), the concept of dimensions did not yet exist in the public eye. Einstein had not even spoken of the time-space relationship at this time. These concepts, however, are vital to understanding the world around us, as well as to understanding the concepts in the novel. The objective of this lesson is to examine dimensional theory and the role dimensions play in the world around us.
1. Divide the class into three groups, and have each research one of the three dimensions in the novel. Then, have each give a verbal presentation on the role it plays in society. For example, a group writing about the second dimension should discuss such aspects as geometry, architectural blueprints, art, and other societal relationships between this dimension and the real world.
2. Have each student write about one of the dimensions discussed in the novel...
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