Historical Figures in 1 Minute1. At your table, choose one person (someone who can write quickly).When I say START, you will be given 1 minute to come up with the names of as many important historical figures as you can think of. They can be from any time period, any country and any profession.See how many you can come up with.2. START3. After 1 minute, FREEZE. Add them up. 4. Record how many each table got. #’s 1 – 11 on board.For the following, you may want to assign A, B, C and have random people solve the following, or do it as a whole group:5. Add up how many the entire group got.6. Looking at your list, what is the ratio of women to men?7. What is that as a percentage?8. What continent was this person’s place of origin? Name the continents: NA, SA, CA?, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and Oceania, Antarctica.Name the percentage of each. What is your highest representation?9. Categorize your list by profession. Approximately what percent for each profession is represented?10. Categorize by year born. What percent are born in this century?1. Debrief with questions.2. Show extensions by last year’s TC’s3. World on Fire10:30 – 10:45 BREAK
10:45 – 11:15Introduce the Math Equity Assignment- Go through the assignment using overhead or LCD.-you will teach it at least once, better if you can do it twice.-Presentation ideas: short film of your experience-Neil Tinker will do a session in lab if we want.-When?Give examples for each:• Exploring the names of Scarborough schools – who is represented?• Exploring books in the school library - who is represented?• If the world were a village• Basket full of Bangles – story of Muhammed Yunis who won Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus, 12 December 2006.Bring books/show interview• mathematicians who used math to change the world: Florence Nightingale*• Large numbers11:15 – noonPlanning SessionsIn school groups, begin to think about what project you willbe teaching…what grade level, etc. Today, Florence Nightingale draws a graph. The
University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them.In 1853, Turkey declared war on Russia. After the Russian Navy destroyed a Turkish squadron in the Black Sea, Great Britain and France joined with Turkey. In September of the following year, the Britishlanded on the Crimean Peninsula and set out, with the French and Turks, to take the Russian naval base at Sevastopol.