Morse High School Magnet Program

 Mathematics Lesson Resources
in support of the Language Career Path



Magnet Math || Math Lessons || Internet Enrichment


The links provided here could be used to develop mathematics lessons in support of the topics of international business, journalism, sales/import/export, hotel management and advertising. There is a lesson template available for your use.
Idea 1

Write a lesson that requires the comparison or conversion of world currencies.

Euro Converter || PACIFIC Exchange Rate Service || The Universal Currency Converter
Idea 2

Extend the idea presented in Only if Nice Weather Could Last Year Round to the world.

Amtrak Schedules || Excite Travel || Maps & Travel Information || Subway navigator (Global) || Reference Desk || Yahoo Travel
Idea 3

Write a lesson on the mathematics of Pierre Bouguer and/or Pierre Varignon.

Pursuit Curve - Pierre Bouguer || Hyperbolic Spiral - Pierre Varignon
Idea 4

Write a high school level magic squares activity.

Albrecht Durer || Magic Squares
Idea 5

Use the idea of local time as the focus of a lesson involving travel.

Local Times Around the World || Excite Travel || Maps and Travel Information || The Reference Desk
Idea 6

Extend the idea presented in Sampling: An Exercise in Statistics to a mixture of mathematics and journalism.
Idea 7

Write a lesson based on the mathematics of a Spanish mathematician. This would also be a great basis for a student-directed activity.

Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz || Abraham bar Hiyya Ha-Nasi || Gaspar Lax || Juan de Ortega
Idea 8

Write a lesson based on the mathematics of a French mathematician. This would also be a great basis for a student-directed activity.

Augustin Louis Cauchy || Pierre de Fermat || Evariste Galois || Sophie Germain
Albert Girard || Blaise Pascal || Jean Richer || Pierre Laurent Wantzel
Idea 9

Write a lesson based on the mathematics of a German mathematician. This would also be a great basis for a student-directed activity.

Max Born || Friedrich Engel || Albert Einstein || Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss || Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
Emmy Amalie Noether || Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck || Adam Ries || Karl Schwarzschild
Idea 10

Write a lesson based on the mathematics of a Japanese mathematician. This would also be a great basis for a student-directed activity.

Kunihiko Kodaira || Takakazu Seki Kowa || Shigefumi Mori || Kiyoshi Oka || Yutaka Taniyama


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