We found 105 resources with the concept history of math
The Mathematical Secrets of Pascal’s TriangleLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This modern animation and discussion of the ancient secrets of Pascal's triangle manages to be topical, engaging, and mathematically deep all at the same time. A great introduction to the power of number theory across multiple math...
Prime Numbers and Prime FactorizationLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Clarify prime numbers, composite numbers, and prime factorization with this worksheet. After looking over definitions, working through prime numbers, and making composite numbers, learners are introduced to prime factorization and the...
Where Do Math Symbols Come From?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
Why does the equal sign look that way? The resource explains the reason several of the math symbols look the way they do. Using a few specific examples, the video points out that some symbols are rooted in their meanings and others are...
A Brief History of Banned NumbersLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
What numbers should not be shared? Numbers thoughout history have been banned for one reason or another. The resource provides details of illegal numbers and compares them to the written and spoken word. Discussion brings the idea of...
The Motion of the Moon, Sun, and Stars—Motivating MathematicsEngageNY
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What does math have to do with the behavior of the earth and sun? Learn how the movement of celestial bodies has influenced the development of trigonometry. Scholars connects the details in mathematics to their real-world meaning.
Mayan Mathematics and ArchitectureLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
Partition Into thousands, hundreds, tens and onesLesson Planet
4th - 5th
An abacus may be old, but it's still a great visual tool. Young mathemeticians look at, study and analyze 8 abacus images. They look at each image to determine how many beads are in each place value. They work with thousands, hundreds,...
Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27Lesson Planet
13 mins 9th - 12th
It's almost impossible to imagine living without electricity, but it isn't that long ago that was the norm. An informative video lesson briefly discusses each important discovery related to electricity. The narrator highlights each...
Approxiamte Solutions to Differential Equations-Slope Fields (graphical) and Euler's Method (numeric)Lesson Planet
Twelfth graders explore differential equations. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders explore Euler’s Methods of solving differential equations. Students use the symbolic capacity of the TI-89 to compare Euler’s Method of numeric...
Solving Differential Equations via the Fundamental Theorem of CalculusLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students use their TI-89 calculator to compute derivatives and anti-derivatives. In this differential equation lesson, students follow detailed directions to complete one table of derivative/anti-derivative values. They compute the...