## USING TECHONOLOGY## GENIUS HOUR: MATH THROUGH THE AGESDONE WITH YOUR WORK? WANT TO EARN SOME EXTRA CREDIT?Click on one of the Math History links on the right. Read one of the topics described below and prepare a presentation about it. 1. History of Mathematics: Go to the Biographies Index link and locate one of the mathematicians below to learn about the concept, theorem or exploration for which he is famous. Include some background information, including when and where he lived, important math discoveries, and how these discoveries apply to your learning or daily life. Pythagoras of Samos Etienne Pascal Blaise Pascal Rene Descartes Archimedes Leonardo Pisano Euclid Leonhard Euler Alan Turing Albert Einstein 2. Slates, Sliderules and Software: Select one of the eras of history of the United States to learn about how math was taught and learned during that time in America's history. Discuss what methods were being used to teach math and how it changed during that particular period of time. ## NEED HELP? HAVE MISSING WORK?Office hours are before school on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and during 6th period on Wednesdays and Fridays. Get individual help or make up missing assignment, quizzes or tests. | ## LINKS |