Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences Fun Activities

John Allen Paulos
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Take a Poll

Take a poll of popular kids in the school.

Study Coincidence

Study coincidences such as the Lincoln/Kennedy relationship. How many can you find?

Create Puzzles

Create puzzles and/or riddles involving logic. Make them challenging!

Six Degrees of Separation

Play a game of the six degrees of separation. Can you be linked to anyone famous?

Test the Monkey Theory

Test the monkey/Shakespeare theory by having someone type blindly.

Examine Correlation of Numbers

Examine the correlation of the numbers in the Bible with modern times and events.

Explore Numerology

Use numerology to predict the outcome of a specific event. What event did you choose? What were the results?

Compare Birthdays

Make a list of all the birthdays in your class and compare the probability of shared dates.

Test Your ESP

Test ESP by using playing cards or some other similar tool. How many did...

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