We found 24 resources with the concept paradoxes
Geometric Distributions and the Birthday Paradox: Crash Course Statistics #16
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's your birthday! But, maybe other people's, too. An illuminating video describes how to apply geometric probability distributions in real-world situations. It then reveals how probability helps explain the birthday paradox.
Special Relativity and the Twin Paradox
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone knows that one twin is always older in a pair. But, could a twin be years older? A video from an extensive physics playlist explains Einstein's theory of special relativity. Topics include the speed of light, special versus...
What is Zeno’s Dichotomy Paradox?
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Logic, paradox, infinity and finite...it all used to be Greek to me! And these concepts in modern day philosophy and advanced mathematics truly are Greek in origin, with particular regard to ancient Greek philosopher Zeno of Elea. Learn...
Figures of Speech Quotes and Examples
12th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Providing several examples of figures of speech, such as irony, paradox, and personification, this presentation could complement your lecture on pragmatic humor or humor in writing. Examples from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in...
Homeschool Learning Network: Truth, Falsehood, and Paradox 2
11th - Higher Ed
In this truth, falsehood, and paradox worksheet, students solve 7 short answer problems. Students answer questions about the famous distance between two points paradox which says you can never pass the distance between two points....
When Fair is Foul: Paradox and Equivocation in Macbeth
10th - 12th
Students read Macbeth for examples of paradox and equivocation in the text. In this literature-response lesson, students work in groups to analyze Shakespeare's writing for use of paradox using handouts to guide their search. Student...
Is Perception Reality? Examining Contradictory Situations
7th - 12th
Learners write poems inspired by music. In this poetry instructional activity, students study the meaning of paradox and the differences between perception and reality. The class listens to songs which contain examples of paradox....