Publishing Organization

Michael S. Schneider,


Constructing the Universe Activity Books— Rose Window, Chartres Cathedral  interactive resource shows the relationship between Islamic geometric design principles and the famous stained glass rose windows, as well as demonstrating the role of geometry in nature. One of several Constructing the Universe Activity Books (See also the one on Fibonacci, a major mathematician who helped transfer Islamic mathematical principles and numerals to the West.

Type of Resource

Book, Lesson plan

Topic Category
  • Islamic art
  • Islamic history and civilization
Grade Level
  • Middle School
  • High School