Tell a Story: Topic Ideas

Mathematics, Grade 9
MTH1W1 (Grade 9 De-streamed)

Number Concept

  • The number zero
  • Infinity
  • Degrees of infinity
  • Complex numbers (complex number system)
  • Binary number system
  • Hexadecimal number system
  • Sexagesimal number system
  • Greek numerals
  • Arabic numerals
  • French number system
  • Korean number systems
  • Roman numerals
  • Prime numbers
  • Perfect numbers
  • Triangular numbers
  • Public key cryptography (RSA encryption)
  • Early number recordings – Egyptian
  • Early number recordings – Greek
  • Early number recordings – Babylonian
  • Oksapmin number system
  • Decimal number system
  • Egyptian numerals
  • Early Egyptian arithmetic
  • Babylonian mathematics
  • Euler’s number (e)
  • Fibonacci numbers
  • The golden ratio
  • Yang Hui’s (Pascal’s) Triangle
  • Katovik numeral system
  • Dewey Decimal System
  • Ndom number system
  • Octal number system
  • Bengali numerals

Algebraic Concept

  • Rhetorical algebra
  • Syncopated algebra
  • Fermat’s Last Theorem
  • Diophantine algebra
  • Recursive formulas
  • Vectors
  • Polynomial functions
  • Syncopated algebra
  • Egyptian algebra
  • Babylonian algebra
  • Greek geometrical algebra
  • Arabic algebra
  • Hindu algebra
  • Rhind papyrus
  • Factoring
  • Matrices
  • Polar coordinates
  • Collatz conjecture

Geometric Concept or Measurement System

  • Early Egyptian geometry
  • Euclidean geometry
  • Projective geometry
  • Spherical geometry
  • Hyperbolic geometry
  • Measuring the universe
  • Side-length relationship for right triangles (Pythagorean Theorem)
  • Spirals
  • The parallel postulate
  • Cartography
  • Burmese measuring system
  • Global positioning systems (GPS)
  • Measuring very small distances
  • Mirrors
  • Measuring electricity
  • Fractals
  • Islamic geometric patterns
  • Sacred geometry
  • African art and design
  • Angle measurement systems (degrees, radians, gradians)
  • Imperial measurement system
  • Metric measurement system