title. project 09

date. 2023

city. Amsterdam

size. mural painting 700m x 500m

#### logo project

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

#### mathenatics 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!

#### archaic mathematics in mesopotamia and egypt

Study/project of mathematics used in Mesopotamia and Egypt.

#### 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.

#### 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.

#### 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

#### circle and diameter:

history of π

Study of complete history of π and its applications.

#### symmetry in nature

Students will study elements of nature that show significant parts of symmetry.

#### women 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

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.

#### additional activities

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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.

#### number representation:

from primitive counting

to numeral systems

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

#### 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.

#### 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.

#### euclid’s geometry

Study/project of the geometry of ancient

Greece, as characterized by Euclid's famous

book, the Elements.

#### 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.

#### golden ratio and

fibonacci sequence

Workshop about the golden ratio and arithmetic sequences.

#### socrates-plato-aristotle: philosophy and mathematics

Seeing Mathematics as a way of understanding more about reality.

#### biographies of famous mathematicians

Study biographies of ancient mathematicians.

#### mathematics anecdotes

and games

Teaching mathematical concepts through historical anecdotes and games.