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Subject: Mathematics Title: Mathematical Proofs
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Description: In this lesson, from Science NetLinks, students explore the nature of logic, evidence, and proofs in the context of mathematics. This lesson would be appropriate after students are familiar with the Pythagorean Theorem. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
Subject: Mathematics,Philosophy Title: Venn Diagrams and Logic
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Description: This lesson, from Illuminations, focuses on using Venn diagrams to explore direct, indirect, and transitive reasoning. Students work in groups to construct arguments based on Venn diagrams and create Venn diagrams for a particular argument. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: 9,10,11,12

