life, inventions, pictures.
KINDERGARTEN OF AVLONARI, EVIA, GREECE/MARGARITA SAMOUTIAN
Archimedes biography
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes
http://archimedespalimpsest.org/about/history/archimedes.php
http://www.britannica.com/biography/Archimedes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/archimedes.shtml
POSTER
Archimedes stories & inventions for kids
Archimedes activities
Documents of our work
Other Famous Greek Mathematicians
1. Pythagoras
We talked about Pythagoras and his famous theorem.
The children found the correct squares for each side of the triangle. Afterwards, we observed that the big square is hidding inside it
the two others.
Pythagoras tree
2. Thalis
We talked about Thalis and his life. Moreover, we observed his famous theorem and then we tried to copy it.
We also observed the shapes in his theorem.
3. Hypatia
We also learned about a woman mathematician, Hypatia. We tried to find as many things around us with the same shape of the 4 conic sections.
NEWTON
Whirligigs (based on Newton)
We created whirligigs, based on Newton's theory. We used them as invitation of our final school party.