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mathematics revisited

 

meetings

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activities

 

logo project 

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

mathematics and art   

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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!

archaic mathematics in mesopotamia and egypt

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Study/project of mathematics used in Mesopotamia and Egypt.

eratosthenes: calculating the circumference of the earth

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

pythagoras:
pythagoras theorem

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

archimedes discoveries:
applying mathematics to
physical phenomena

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

circle and diameter:
history of π

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Study of complete history of π and its applications.

socrates-plato-aristotle: philosophy and mathematics

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Seeing Mathematics as a way of understanding more about reality.

biographies of famous mathematicians

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Study biographies of ancient mathematicians.

mathematics anecdotes 
and games

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Teaching mathematical concepts through historical anecdotes and games.

literature:
mathematical fiction  

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

number representation:
from primitive counting
to numeral systems

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

thales: measuring
the great pyramid

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

sieve of eratosthenes:
finding the prime numbers

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

euclid’s geometry

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

book, the Elements.

three classical problems

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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

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Workshop about the golden ratio and arithmetic sequences.

symmetry in nature

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Study biographies of ancient mathematicians.

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.

dramatization and cinema

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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.

impressions

galleries

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impressions

galleries

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