Life by the Numbers Part 1 Name: __________________________________
Shape of the World Mathematics. We'd all be lost without it.
Literally. Without mathematics we'd have no maps, no globes, no idea what the world really looks like.
Seeing is Believing From Renaissance paintings to major motion pictures, the world of mathematics plays a pivotal role
The people in the video:
Actor Danny Glover: Narrator
Artist and Mapmaker: Nigel Holmes
Art Historian Sam Edgerton
- What are the ways that
the people talk about, explore or represent
the earth throughout the video
(what do they say about it, what are the
analogies, visual representations...)?
- What does geometry mean?
- What are the challenges with maps?
- What are the advantages of perspective?