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#### Famous Person Research Project

Provide pupils with a series of questions to guide their research during your next class research project on famous persons. The questions cover a wide range of research points, from basic information, such as birthplace and physical...

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#### Famous American Research Project

Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...

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#### Math Biography Worksheet

Celebrate the lives of early mathematicians with this cross-curricular research assignment.

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#### Historical Mathematicians Project

Students, in small groups, use the Internet and other traditional sources to research historically significant mathematicians, write a paper, and creatively present research in class.

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#### Mathematicians Research Projects

Students research a famous mathematician and create a presentation of their research. In this famous mathematician research lesson, students decide on a famous mathematician that they would like to learn more about. They conduct research...

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#### Famous Dead People Project

Despite the slightly off-putting title, the instructions and activities detailed in these project guidelines for researching a noteworthy figure will serve as a fantastic supplement to your next famous person research assignment.

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#### Building Biographies: A Research Unit

Students explore the fundamental principles involved in completing a research project. Several handheld technical pieces of equipment are utilized to complete this lesson plan.

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#### Life-Sized Drawing

Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on...

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#### Math: Navigating the World Around Me

Young mathematicians research and discuss real world math word problems and ways in which they apply math concepts in their everyday lives. They create a storyboard of a math word problem from which they create a slide for a multi-media...

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#### Ancient Aqueduct Analysis Project

Let the class' knowledge of geometry flow like water in an aqueduct. Future mathematicians research ancient Roman aqueducts and consider the geometric concepts necessary in their construction. They then use GeoGebra to create models of...

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#### Great Minds: Ada Lovelace

Do you know about The Enchantress of Numbers? Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program, more than a century before the first modern computer. Her knowledge and vision continue to inspire mathematicians today.

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#### Choose Your Best Way

Classic graph theory problems of the traveling salesman and bridges of Konigsburg get the school treatment in this multi-age, multi-level activity. Learners distill a local map down to a few key locations, and then detail characteristics...

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#### Polar Graphs

The world of graphing polar graphs is filled with beautiful curves and patterns once a young mathematician masters a few basic techniques. This comprehensive resource covers many of these techniques and resulting shapes, from the basic...

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#### How the Königsberg Bridge Problem Changed Mathematics

There is one bridge too many. A video presents the history of the Konigsberg Bridge problem. To solve the problem, Euler invented a new branch of mathematics—and graph theory was born. Using this new branch of mathematics, mathematicians...

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#### 100 People

It's a small world after all. In the middle school assessment task, learners use data that imagines there are only 100 people in the world to answer questions about population demographics. Young mathematicians use ratio and proportional...

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#### Life

How does life evolve? The interactive provides a simulation based on the Game of Life invented by mathematician John Conway. Users can run the applet with the preset rules and settings or adjust them to view whether overpopulation or...

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#### Squaring the Triangle

Teach budding mathematicians how to square a triangle with an interactive that shows a graphical proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils alter the lengths of the legs using sliders. Using the inputted lengths, the applet displays the...

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#### The Mathematical Secrets of Pascal’s Triangle

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...

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#### Percent Rate of Change

If mathematicians know the secret to compound interest, why aren't more of them rich? Young mathematicians explore compound interest with exponential functions in the twenty-seventh installment of a 35-part module. They calculate future...

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#### Geometric Figures

Logical thinking is at the forefront of this jam-packed lesson, with young mathematicians not only investigating geometric concepts but also how they "know what they know". Through each activity and worksheet, learners wrestle with...

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#### Imaginary Numbers Are Real (Part 4: Bombelli's Solution)

Is the square root of negative one crucial to the process of finding other solutions? Using the properties of the newly discovered square root of negative one, historical mathematician Bobelli is able to solve Cardan's problem. His...

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#### “Ponzi” Pyramid Schemes

Use mathematics to show your classes the power of a good model. Young mathematicians analyze the famous Ponzi pyramid scheme using an exponential pattern. They make conclusions on the reliability of the plan and why it is illegal.

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#### Building Blocks

Building blocks have more uses than simply entertaining children. Young mathematicians calculate the volume of a given cube, and then calculate the volume and surface area of a prism formed from multiple cubes.

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#### Pythagorean Theorem, Revisited

Transform your pupils into mathematicians as they learn to prove the popular Pythagorean Theorem. The 16th lesson in the series of 25 continues by teaching learners how to develop a proof. It shows how to prove the Pythagorean Theorem...