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mathematics revisited

 

meetings

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activities

 

logo project 

An artistic competition organized in partner schools. The best one will be chosen as project's logo

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mathematics and art   

Teachers and students would explore the many interconnections between mathematics and art. Works of famous painters such as Kandinsky, Mondrian and Escher would also be studied!

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archaic mathematics in mesopotamia and egypt

Study/project of mathematics used in Mesopotamia and Egypt.

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eratosthenes: calculating the circumference of the earth

Teachers and students will study the remarkable story of Eratosthenes and his experiment with which he calculated the circumference of the Earth.

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pythagoras:
pythagoras theorem

Study/project of Pythagoras life and his school in Croton! Students will learn the historyof the famous theorem and ways of proofing it.

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archimedes discoveries:
applying mathematics to
physical phenomena

Study/project of Archimedes discoveries involving other ancient discoveries, such
as navigation instruments, the use of the astrolabe or the quadrant.

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circle and diameter:
history of π

Study of complete history of π and its applications.

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socrates-plato-aristotle: philosophy and mathematics

Seeing Mathematics as a way of understanding more about reality.

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biographies of famous mathematicians

Study biographies of ancient mathematicians.

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mathematics anecdotes 
and games

Teaching mathematical concepts through historical anecdotes and games.

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literature:
mathematical fiction  

Teachers and students will read mathematical books and come up with ideas of exploiting their content and story.

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number representation:
from primitive counting
to numeral systems

Study/project of number representations from its beginning to today's numeral systems.

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thales: measuring
the great pyramid

Students will study Thales' Intercept theorem and find ways of applying it in measuring as Thales did with the Great Pyramid.

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sieve of eratosthenes:
finding the prime numbers

Study of the simple algorithm used to identify prime numbers up to any value and construction of the sieve of Eratosthenes.

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euclid’s geometry

Study/project of the geometry of ancient
Greece, as characterized by Euclid's famous

book, the Elements.

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three classical problems

Analyzing old ways of solving problems. Study of the three unsolved problems of antiquity: Squaring the Circle, Trisecting an Angle, and Doubling a Cube

golden ratio and
fibonacci sequence

Workshop about the golden ratio and arithmetic sequences.

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symmetry in nature

Study biographies of ancient mathematicians.

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woman and mathematics

The history of mathematics can provide
a platform to examine factors that have

contributed to the under-representation
of women and explore ways to inspire participation in the field.

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dramatization and cinema

An excellent form of integrating history
of mathematics into classroom teaching.

Plays can be designed to re−experience
the life of mathematicians in the past.

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impressions

galleries

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impressions

galleries

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