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Title: Greek Civilization - The Early Greek Contribution to Geometry
Url: https://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/guides/1984/2/84.02.05.x...
Creator: Montagna, Joseph A.
Publisher: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Description: The development of geometry, from the very first experiences that man might have had with shape through a period in ancient Greek history. The life of one famous mathematician of this period, Pythagoras, is spotlighted as a motivational device, to ease students into the content skills of basic geometry. The unit starts with lessons on basic definitions and postulates, taking studentsto the next logical step, the proof. Lessons are also included which suggest exercises that teachers may use to help students become proficient in the use of the tools of geometry.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Personal bibliography -- P -- Pythagoras
Language and literature -- Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature -- Greek literature -- Individual authors to 600 A.D. -- Ptole... to Sap... -- Pythagoras, of Samos, fl. 530 B.C.
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion -- Philosophy (General) -- Ancient (600 B.C.-430 A.D.) -- Occident -- Greece -- By period -- First period -- Individual philosophers -- Pythagoras
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- History
Science -- Mathematics -- History
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- History
Date Issued: 2000-03-09
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Access Rights: Free access
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