First Nation Math Unit




Project Layout

  1. Slide 1 – Name of Topic and presenters
  2. Slide 2 – A Map of Canada with treaty number or numbers that best represent the area the topic comes from that you are presenting. (http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100032297/1100100032309 this site may help you with this)
  3. Slide 3 – 6 Show your research about your topic through words and pictures (can also use ipads to film a demo and share as part of presentation or demo live)
  4. Slide 7 – What did you learn about First Nation Culture through this activity?
  5. Slide 8 – What did you learn about math through this activity?
  6. Slide 9 - Resources



Math 9 First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Resources
1. First Nations' Games of Chance Websitehttp://web.uvic.ca/~tpelton/fn-math/The website has two purposes:
1. to provide some meaningful and engaging contexts to enrich the classroom experiences that students may have with respect to mathematics, and
2. to support the building of cultural awareness and understanding by highlighting social games within the First Nations' cultures.
2. Games from the Aboriginal People of North America: Math Contenthttp://mathcentral.uregina.ca/RR/database/RR.09.00/treptau1/mathcontent.ht
3. Aboriginal Perspectives – Games pagehttp://aboriginalperspectives.uregina.ca/games/
4. Lahal Game -http://secwepemc.sd73.bc.ca/sec_village/Lahal_game.html
5. Lahal video -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BBHge8wzR0
6. Seminole patchwork -http://www.austincc.edu/hannigan/Presentations/NSFMar1398/MathofSP.html
7. Native American Geometry -http://www.earthmeasure.com/nag_main.html
8. Ktunaxa Fish Trap -http://abed.sd79.bc.ca/acip/indexfiles/math_lessons_index.html
9.Sticks and Stones -http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L585
10. Integrating Aboriginal Cultures with Math -http://www.sd61.bc.ca/edsrvs/ANED/educationalResources/Math/Integrating_Aboriginal_Culture_With_Mathematics_K-12_SD70.pdf (Might not be anything uselful here. Someone with greater knowledge of classroom teaching at Grade 9 would have to take a look).
11. Virtual Bead Loom -http://csdt.rpi.edu/na/loom/index.html
12. Pacific Northwest Basket Weaver -http://csdt.rpi.edu/na/pnwb/weavework.html1
3. Native Access to Engineering -http://www.nativeaccess.com/teachers/curriculum (There might be material on that site that is useable).
14. Village Math - This website contains situational and real life examples mixed with traditional history, mostly relating to northern or isolated living, often on-reserve. All materials are easily accessible and free to use. Many of the 25 chapters contained at the site are suited for teacher-lead activities and examples, while others can be used as student assignments. Students with below grade level reading abilities should not find the exercises, instructions, or questions difficult to understand.http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/publications/VillageMath

































































Assignment Overview


Research Report Template


Media Presentations: Examples of Media Tools to use in your Presentation


Blabberize - Blabberize
How to Blabberize - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEtUu1r8Pe4
Prezi - Prezi- You will need to make an account to use Prezi but it is very simple and we are sure you will use it in the future.
How to Prezi -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEbub581f0k
Glogster -http://edu.glogster.com/
How to use Glogster- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80NISdsoouE
Wix - http://www.wix.com
How to use Wix - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzTWG1fJgbI

Apps
Explain Everything - create own videos explaining FN Math
Haiku Deck - create a nice slide show of pictures and text FN Math
iMovie - create trailer hiliting FN Math
Comic Life - make graphic novel of FN Math

'Non' Technical Skit Poster Debate Food Dance Music

Why we should use different tools to make our presentations pop - http://www.educationalit.com/author.asp?section_id=2089&doc_id=256033

First Nation Math

Extra - Can You Believe this is Math
You can have groups of 3 or 4 for each station
Complete Each First Nation
Each student is required to write up and hand in your work for each station.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/14HhSkKbKlqacpG_6f4Th4CDQ6kH9iWReWnALugTRGCw/edit
Resource
http://educ.queensu.ca/community/outreachcentre/resources/mathunits.html

First Nation Math Unit Survey

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ktoyLu3owbILbaSpbxbIYiOCb_vIsAJSwdjX2N_n2uA/viewform