turtleArt turtle as a light Ray?

turtleArt turtle as a light Ray?

Can you make your turtle behave like a light?

How about making two tracks and letting your turtle bounce off the edges to reach the other end?

Here is a rough sketch which can be a clue to one of the approaches to attempt the above:


Making the turtle wobble while it traces the ray

Dynamic Track Challenge


Turtle Art allows students to use mathematical reasoning, problem solving, counting, measurement, geometry and computer programming to create beautiful images.

Turtle Art uses block programming like Scratch, but there is only one turtle, no multimedia, and projects are focused on the creation of art through the use of mathematics. The genius of Turtle Art is that you can drag and drop an image from the Turtle Art website into the software and the static picture includes the blocks that created it. Borrow a block or two, remix a project, and when you save or email it to a friend, it looks like a normal graphics file in PNG format. Open that same file in the Turtle Art program and its blocks reappear!

Turtle Art allows you to build a piece of art from scratch or by reassembling someone else’s “painting.” Young children and adult artists alike are amazed by how easy it is to create beautiful images out of mathematics.

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