View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/euclid-s-puzzling-parallel-postulate-jeff-dekofsky
Euclid, known as the "Father of Geometry," developed several of modern geometry's most enduring theorems--but what can we make of his mysterious fifth postulate, the parallel postulate? Jeff Dekofsky shows us how mathematical minds have put the postulate to the test and led to larger questions of how we understand mathematical principles.
Lesson by Jeff Dekofsky, animation by The Leading Sheep Studios.
Tagged under: \Jeff Dekofsky\,\The,Leading,Sheep,Studios\,Euclid,\Euclidean,geometry\,\Non-Euclidean,math,mathematics,\parallel,postulate\,TED-Ed,TEDEducation,\TED,Ed\,\Father,geometry,Einstein,\Albert,Einstein\
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
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