View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-origin-of-countless-conspiracy-theories-patrickjmt
Check out PatrickJMT's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/patrickJMT
Why can we find geometric shapes in the night sky? How can we know that at least two people in London have exactly the same number of hairs on their head? And why can patterns be found in just about any text — even Vanilla Ice lyrics? PatrickJMT describes the Ramsey theory, which states that given enough elements in a set or structure, some interesting pattern among them is guaranteed to emerge.
Lesson by PatrickJMT, animation by Aaron, Sean & Mathias Studios.
Tagged under: PatrickJMT,Aaron Sean & Mathias Studios,Manuel Borda,Ramsey Theory,patterns,conspiracy theory,party problem,herman melville,order disorder,predictions,infinite possibilities,coincidence,TED,TED Ed,Ted education,configurations,TED-Ed,hidden messages
Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.
Add multiple choice quizzes, questions and browse hundreds of approved, video lesson ideas for Clip
Make YouTube one of your teaching aids - Works perfectly with lesson micro-teaching plans
1. Students enter a simple code
2. You play the video
3. The students comment
4. You review and reflect
* Whiteboard required for teacher-paced activities
With four apps, each designed around existing classroom activities, Spiral gives you the power to do formative assessment with anything you teach.
Carry out a quickfire formative assessment to see what the whole class is thinking
Create interactive presentations to spark creativity in class
Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices
Turn any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes