Research a mathematician and create a Fakebook page for him.
The Project Information and Rubric
PartI. Choose a mathematician from the list below to research:
Eratosthenes (biography) John Forbes Nash, Jr.
Pythagoras (Geometry's Great Thinkers book)
Plato John von Neumann
Heron of Alexandria
Diophantus of Alexandria Italian
Fibonacci (book about his work)
Rene Descartes (Geometry's Great Thinkers book)
Pierre de Fermat
Carl Friedrich Gauss
August Ferdinand Mobius
Albert Einstein (Eureka book)
Isaac Newton (Eurkea book)
Alan Turing (Architects of the Information Age book)
Charles Babbage (Architects of the Information Age book)
Florence Nightingale (biography)
Part II. Using the online databases via NCWiseOwl and other credible web sites provided below, research the required information (see the rubric) for the FB page:
NCWISEOWL--Britannica, Kids InfoBits
Credible web sites:
Encyclopedia of World Biographies
Create a Fakebook page for your mathematician.
(You have to first add about five posts and name it before you can begin adding additional information.)
Go to: http://www.classtools.net/FB/home-page
You will need to print your final Fakebook page AND share the web address with Mrs. Bass via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Recommended sites for images you may want to use. These images are part of public domain and can be used freely:
NY Public Library Digital Collection
BE SURE TO TURN IN ALL YOUR SOURCE NOTE SHEETS. These serve as your bibliography for the project.