Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics Fun Activities

William Dunham (mathematician)
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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.

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.

World's Best Mathematician Award

Chose a mathematician from Dunham's book and create an award for who you think should be nominated as historically the world's best mathematician. Make a poster for the nominee that explains why they should win the award. Have the class vote on who is the winner.

Theorem Collage

Chose one of the great theorems presented in the book and create a collage of image or short text to describe the use, impact, and importance...

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