Trefoil Resources on Knots Torus knot

  • The Knot Plot Site of Dr. R. Scharein who will be developing the digital interactive part of the exhibition.
  • Easy reading and elementary classroom activities with knots. Try the extension cord suggestions at the bottom of this link.
  • Excellent video on energy minimizing by John M. Sullivan of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign .
  • Torus Knots: This provides an interactive method to explore the kinds of knots that are formed when a string is wrapped around a torus (donut shape).
  • If you are intrigued by tori, you can try playing some games on game boards that are to be imagined as lying on a torus. These are found at "torus games".
  • Book: Livingston, Charles. (1993). Knot Theory. Washington, DC.: Mathematical Association of America. ISBN: 0-83385-027-3
  • Book: Adams, Colin C. (1994). The Knot Book: An Elementary Introduction to the Theory of Knots. New York: W.H. Freeman. ISBN: 0-7167-23929-X
  • Book: Rolfsen, Dale. (1990 reprint). Knots and Links. Houston, Texas: Publish or Perish, Inc. ISBN: 0-914098-16-0
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