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