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history of math
Honors Algebra II
Presentation (60 points)
1. Overall (20 points)
At least one significant visual aid. (possible suggestions
Even delegation of presentation components amongst group members.
Enthusiastic and timely (max 10 minutes) delivery
2. Biography (20 points)
Basics such as birth, education, death
the person was. (personality, dreams, hopes, vices, quirks, friends, enemies, quotes by/about, etc.)
Person's mentors and students.
How the person's life, time, and culture affected his/her work.
Influences of person's work after death.
3. Work (20 points)
Person's topics of interest inside and outside of mathematics.
At least one
mathematical study from person's work explained in a meaningful way to class audience.
Written Component (40 points)
1. 5-6 pages minimum, double spaced, 1" margins
2. Typed 12 point Calibri, Arial, or other non-serif font
3. Neatly and professionally presented
4. Organized and proofread; reads like a final draft
5. Free of spelling and grammatical errors
6. Proper documentation (works cited and parenthetical citations) of Wikipedia-devoid sources
7. All mathematics carefully and neatly
, with applicable diagrams (Note: large diagrams will not contribute to total page count)
The Mathematics Genealogy Project
The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
* Be careful with this one - check the source of information before using
Classroom Video on Demand
Biography Reference Center
Other databases for general context/history
Many ebooks can be found in the catalog including:
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion
Mathematics: Macmillan Science Library
includes books such as:
Great Lives from History
Great Events from History
We have a range of books in our library about your mathematicians:
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Also, Noodle Tools can show you how to create a proper APA style parenthetical citation.
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