Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Fun Activities

Charles Seife
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Demonstrate Zero in Statistics

How does the concept of zero play into the field of statistics? Develop a presentation which examines the role that zero and infinity play in statistical mathematics.

News Article

Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the book and bring it to class. They will present it in front of the class and explain why it relates to the book.

Math and War

Develop a presentation that examines the role that mathematics plays in warfare – both in ancient history and today. What fields of mathematics arose largely from warfare?

Draw a Historical Figure

Create a drawing or painting of one of the historical figures from the book. Artistic ability is not important, but the drawings must reflect the narrator’s description to some extent.

Costume Day

Choose your favorite historical figure from the book and...

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