**Living Math Lesson Plans: History Cycle 1**

**Outline of Lessons by Unit**

*Free printable booklists for these lesson plans are found here.*

**Unit 1:**

Ancients and World Cultures

Ancients and World Cultures

### Lesson 1: Math is Everywhere!

Lesson 2: Ancient Roots of Mathematics in Africa and Mesopotamia

Lesson 3: Ancient Roots of Mathematics in Asia

Lesson 4: Ancient Roots of Mathematics in the Americas

Lesson 5: Thales and

the Egyptians

Lesson 6: Pythagoras

and the Early Greeks

Lesson 7: Archimedes Part 1

Lesson 8: Archimedes Part 2

and Eratosthenes

**Unit 2:**

The Alexandrians and Medieval Math

The Alexandrians and Medieval Math

### Lesson 9: The Alexandrians: Heron, Ptolemy, Diophantus, Hypatia

Lesson 10: The Arabs and Algebra: Al-Kwarizmi

Lesson 11: The Indians and Zero: Aryabhata I and Brahmagupta

Lesson 12: The Translators of the Dark Ages and Ockams's Razor

Lesson 13: Fibonacci: Math in Nature

Lesson 14: DaVinci: Math in Art

Lesson 15: Simon Stevin and

Decimal notation

Lesson 16: John Napier

**Unit 3:**

Age of Science and Discovery

Age of Science and Discovery

### Lesson 17: Astronomers:

Copernicus

Lesson 18: Astronomers: Kepler

Lesson 19: Astronomers: Galileo

Lesson 20: Galileo’s Physics

Lesson 21: Pascal: Philosophy meets Number Theory

Lesson 22: Isaac Newton

and the new Calculus

Lesson 23: Newton's Physics

Lesson 24: The Unruly Bernoullis

**Unit 4:**

Power Mathematicians

Power Mathematicians