5331 Calendar
Fall 2011

29 Aug
TQ reflective prompt
Pre-test
History timeline
Bones & stones
Sign up for presentations
READ: chapter 0
READ: packet pp 6-24
6 Sep
Video
Babylonian & Egyptian mathematics
Babylonian mathematics & more
Babylonian notation
READ: chapter 1
READ: packet pp 25-48 (Chinese, Greece)
HOMEWORK: pp 16, 24
13 Sep

Chapter 1 discussion
Chinese mathematics
Greek mathematics
Fish to Infinity

READ: chapter 2 (pp 25-39)
HOMEWORK: pp 38, 49
20 Sep

OFF CAMPUS
Abacus presentation
Three classics presentation

READ: chapter 2 and email answers to questions
HOMEWORK: write a reflective journal on presentations
27 Sep

OFF CAMPUS
Pythagorean presentation
Zeno presentation

READ: chapter 3 and email answers to questions
READ: packet pp 50-62 (Greek, Hindu)
HOMEWORK: write a reflective journal on presentations
4 Oct
Hindu mathematics

READ: packet pp 63-73 (Islam)
HOMEWORK: p 63

11 Oct
OFF CAMPUS
Galley division presentation

Islam presentation
Pi presentation
READ: chapter 4 and email answers to questions
READ: packet pp 75-84 (Europe)
HOMEWORK: write a reflective journal on presentations
18 Oct

OFF CAMPUS
Islam mathematics -- homework help
Video: Casting out nines
Mathematics of the Americas
   Read pp. 88-95 in course packet
   Video: Mayan mathematics
   Video:
Mayan multiplication
   Video: Aztec mathematics
   Video: Incan mathematics
   Powerpoint: Quipu

READ: packet pp 97-115 (Renaissance)
HOMEWORK: pp 74, 87, 95
25 Oct
Renaissance mathematics

READ: chapter 5 and answer questions
HOMEWORK: pp 103, 116

1 Nov
OFF CAMPUS
Indivisibles & infinitesimals presentation

Equations presentation

READ: chapter 6 and answer questions
HOMEWORK: write a reflective journal on presentations

8 Nov
OFF CAMPUS
Calculus presentation
Infinity presentation
READ: chapter 7 and answer questions
READ: packet pp 117-130 (Modern 1)
HOMEWORK: write a reflective journal on presentations
15 Nov
Modern mathematics 1
Topology & graph theory
Moebius band
Four color map theorem
Bridges of Konigsberg
Klein bottle
READ: chapter 8 and answer questions
HOMEWORK: pp 131-2
22 Nov
OFF CAMPUS
Statistics presentation

Knot theory presentation
READ: packet pp 133-143 (Modern 2)
HOMEWORK: write a reflective journal on presentation
29 Nov
OFF CAMPUS
Modern mathematics 2
Non-Euclidean geometries 1
Non-Euclidean geometries 2
Fractals
video

HOMEWORK: work through Non-Euclidean Geometry and worksheet
HOMEWORK: Fractals webpages and worksheet
READ: packet pp 144-160 (Modern 3)
READ: chapter "Infinity" and answer questions

6 Dec

Modern mathematics 3
Computers
Computational geometry
Cellular automata
Game of Life

Post-test (take home)

13 Dec
Modern mathematics 4
Chaos theory
Turn in post-test by email