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Mathematician Reports

Objectives

Students will complete a one-page report on a famous mathematician.

Procedure

Use at least two internet resources to gather the following information:

Biographical (date and place of birth, educational background, family life, etc.).

Contribution to the field of mathematics and an example of their findings, if possible.

Sunshshine State Standards

M.A.E.3.3.1

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

Standard 3 - Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.

Materials

Computers, internet web sites, pencil, & paper.

Alternatives/Extensions

Students will transfer their written report to a Keynote presentation.

Example #1: Archimedes

This is one example of a student's presentation.

Example #2: Blum

Another example of a student project.

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