Resources

Mathematicians of the World

UPDATE: Version 2 now available at the link below: Version 2 A wall display consisting of 42 mathematicians from across 6 continents, 23 countries, and a period of 25 centuries. Editable PPT (download first!): To be updated to include…

Parametric Equations

This is a fun introduction to Parametric Equations, looking at the title sequence made by Saul Bass and John Whitney for the film Vertigo. This was (possibly) the first instance of computer animation being used, in this case to generate…

Solving Equations – The History

This is a series of slides I’ve used to (re-)introduce equations, giving a bit of the historical background of the equals sign and the first equation ever to be solved (kinda)! Tweet thread:

Dotty Areas

These are some tasks (inspired by the likes of Don Steward, Helen Konstantine and Professor Smudge) that aim to develop an understanding of area through shapes on dotty grids. These allow for loads of different approaches and ways of thinking…