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"FIVE EQUATIONS . . ." RUBRIC













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“Five Equations that Changed the World” Rubric

 

1 point

       Returned book

 

6 points

 

1.  “Who was the mathematician that you read about and what was

       his contribution?”

 

 

6 points

 

2.  “What obstacles did the person overcome? How did those

       obstacles influence his work?”

 

 

6 points

 

3.  “How did the contribution change what was previously done? Who

      were the earlier mathematicians that worked on the same

      problems and what were their theories?”

 

 

6 points

 

4. “Who were the mathematician’s contemporaries? How did their

      work influence his?”

 

 

6 points

 

5.  “What was happening socially and politically that affected his

       discoveries?”

 

 

6 points

 

6.  “ How is his equation used today?”

 

 

6 points

 

7.  “What other contributions did this person make?”

 

 

7 points

 

8.  Used and cited other sources

 

 

50 points

 

TOTAL

 

 































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