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Math: Mathematicians

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In this activity you will complete research and a creative project to learn about a famous mathematician. You will research your assigned mathematician and complete the graphic organizer. Uncovering information for some mathematicians will be more challenging than others. Complete the notetaking organizer to the best of your ability.  As you analyze the information you find, think about how that mathematician's work is relevant to today.  Provide an example of his/her mathematical work if you can.  At least 3 sources of information must be cited in MLA format. You will use Narrable or Zooburst as a presentation tool to present your research.

A. Vital Statistics

1. Name

2. Lifespan

3. Birthplace

4. Age at Death

B. 3 historic world events that occured during his/her lifetime

C. Education

D. Marital and Family Status

E. Occupations

F. 3 Contributions to Mathematics

G. 2 interesting events from his/her life

H. Citations

Other tools

Google Scholar

Google Advanced Image Search

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Digital Citizenship Standard from ISTE

Digital Citizenship ISTE NETS Standard #5
Students understand human, cultural, and societal
issues related to technology and practice legal and
ethical behavior.
a. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible
use of information and technology
b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology
that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for
lifelong learning
d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship

http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students.aspx

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