This The Mathematics of History video also includes:
Is there a relationship between mathematics and history? In this video, Jean-Baptiste Michel explains how our technological advancements will afford many opportunities for mathematics to play an integral role in revealing key trends in our history. This could be a great start to an interdisciplinary project, or prompt a simple discussion on how mathematics can possibly help us to answer questions about where mankind has been and the decisions it will make in the years to come.
- Great way to begin an interdisciplinary unit, or to demonstrate connections between two seemingly unrelated subjects
- Opportunity to flip the video: create your own multiple choice and/or open-answer questions to check for understanding, add additional resources, or create a discussion question for an online open forum (requires free online registration)
- Example given at 1:36-1:44 may require further explanation for a social studies classroom