The aim is to propose, at various levels in secondary schools, Archimedes’ idea for calculating π using the computer as programming tool. In this way, it will be possible to remember the work of one of the greatest geniuses in history and, at the same time, carry out an interdisciplinary project, particularly relevant to the current debate on the Math curriculum.

Archimedes in Secondary Schools: A teaching Proposal for the Math Curriculum

SERPE, Annarosa;
2010

Abstract

The aim is to propose, at various levels in secondary schools, Archimedes’ idea for calculating π using the computer as programming tool. In this way, it will be possible to remember the work of one of the greatest geniuses in history and, at the same time, carry out an interdisciplinary project, particularly relevant to the current debate on the Math curriculum.
978-90-481-9090-4
computer-based mathematics instruction; teaching-learning of mathematics
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