IB DP Theory of Knowledge - Introduction to Mathematics AOK

This activity introduces the Area of Knowledge (AOK) of mathematics, helping those who are new to this AOK to visualize the nature of mathematics and how it is applied. Explore he strengths and limitations of this AOK in light of Knowledge Claims (KCs) raised in the discussion as they provide the student with arguments to compare them to other AOKs for their TOK essay and presentation.
Lesson length: 45 minutes to 1 hour
Background information and link to video provided.
A worksheet to help students explore this AOK and answer key for the teacher are provided. The document is available as a PDF for printing and the student worksheet as a (docx, rtf, pages) document for student digital responses.

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  • TOK_Activity-AOK_Math_intro.pdf
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  • TOK_Activity-AOK_Math_intro-Worksheet.rtf
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Created: Sep 2, 2019

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