Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Fun Activities

William Dunham (mathematician)
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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Poetry Contest

Pick one of the mathematicians described by Dunahm, and write a creative poem to describe the life and character of the mathematician. Have the class vote on the best poem.

2. Arguments Comic

Create a comic to explain the story of how mathematicians arrived at a solution for cubic equations. Make sure to include all the characters involved and emphasize the drama over Cardano's publication.

3. World's Best Mathematician Award

Chose a mathematician from Dunham's book and create an award for who you think should...

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