History of Mathematics Teacher Resources
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Is Math Discovered or Invented?
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did mankind invent mathematical concepts, or is math the native language of the universe itself? Discover the beliefs of famous philosophers such as Plato and Euclid with regard to the place of numbers in nature, and take a brief look at...
The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
Lesson: Urs Fischer: Reviving the Past Art Movements
9th - 12th
Seven major abstract art movements are analyzed by learners in groups. Each group analyzes various works by determining which work belongs to which movement. They then read Flatland, engage in an art and literary analysis discussion,...
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Mathematicus Dramaticus
4th - 6th
The best part about this resource is that you've got four wonderful activities to choose from. Each of the projects can work together or on its own to help learners understand the history of math and how it can be seen every day. In...