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Students investigate the contributions made by famous mathematicians. In this math and history lesson, students discuss what was discovered and why it is so important in that time period and this time period. The discuss their findings with their peers.
9th - 10th Math 4 Views 43 Downloads
Mathematicians Research Projects
Students research a famous mathematician and create a presentation of their research. In this famous mathematician research lesson, students decide on a famous mathematician that they would like to learn more about. They conduct research either in a group or individually, and choose from a list of projects to showcase their work.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 46 Downloads
Happy Birthday Mathematicians and Me
Students choose a mathematician or scientist born on the same day as the student and research them. They create a cube or tetrahedron and place required information on the sides (such as birth year, death yr., greatest contribution to the subject, etc.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 13 Downloads
Mathematicians of the Month
Seventh graders become familiar with the history and times which influenced a featured mathematician each month. Through Internet research, they gather information about a different mathematician each month. Students solve mathematical problems using principles presented by each mathematician.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Mathematicians Through Time
Sixth graders have the opportunity to conduct research on the Internet about mathematicians and to synthesize that information into a timeline. They launch Internet Explorer or Netscape and go to one of the sites in the Weblinks section of the instructional activity.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Old Faithful Geyser
Such a creative way to teach and engage young mathematicians in learning about ratios! Mathematical calculations can be made, and a time frame can be calculated for the next eruption of Old Faithful (within 10 minutes) based on the duration of the previous eruption.
5th - 7th Math 25 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Fun Way to Learn Math History!
Ninth graders, in groups, search for and locate resources on a chosen famous mathematician. Enough information needs to be gathered to examine the mathematician's life and his/her contributions to the field of mathematics.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate the Maya's as mathematicians. In this Mayan math lessons, 5th graders work with the ancient Mayan numbering system by comparing it to the American Number System. They tell the differences and similarities between the two systems after watching a PowerPoint presentation.
5th Math 15 Views 59 Downloads