LET'S PLAN A MATH FAIR
This is a lesson design to help teachers plan a Math Fair.
WHAT IS A MATH FAIR?
A math fair is an exhibit of items that relate to Mathematics. Students may select to write and biography of a famous mathematician, to explain a theory, or to solve a problem using a formula. Students may even invent a game using different mathematical concepts.
Each student must select a topic. Below is a list of topics. Students must decide on how to develop their topics. They may do a written report that must be displayed.
This is the research, the student must find out as much as possible about their topics. Students should make use of the school's library and regional library.
The Exhibit Design
The display must be free standing. No part of the project my be placed on the floor.
Use large poster boards or exhibit boards. The dimensions must not exceed 5ft. wide by 5ft. high.
The presentation should be lucid, articulate, and interesting. The student must be knowledgeable and convincing.
MATH FAIR TOPICS
Famous Mathematician Ratio and Proportion
Women Mathematician Percents
Pythagorean Theorem Probability
Tessellations Money Sense
How to measure Area Euclid
HERE IS A LIST OF INTERESTING WEB SITES THAT I MAY USE: