Watch engaging University of oxford professor Marcus deSautoy's "The Story of Maths: episode 3 of 4: The Frontiers of Space". If it goes offline google the above. See wikipedia entry for "Renaissance Man": link to Winstone's "Boxes" song lyrics about not being categorised into one skillset. The aim is to focus on some of the major developments during the Renaissance in mathematics. It is also to remind students, that there are no boxes, borders or boundaries. Word file comprehension sheet 4 video - to appreciate the power of graphs, expressing geo using alg and decimal numbers etc.