This Four Colour Theorem Worksheet activity & project also includes:
The well-known four color theorem is explored in this activity. Young cartographers try their hand at creating a map to see if one needs more than four colors given that no border will have two regions filled with the same color. What about a map of Europe? Can that too be colored with only four colors?
- Could make a unique approach to the study of proving theorems. Is the inability to show an contradictory example sufficient proof of a theorem?
- Interesting lesson on map-making or cartography and the link to mathematics