As defined in Room 123, skeptics are people who listen carefully, think about what they heard, ask questions if they don’t understand, and sometimes respectfully disagree and explain why.
It is easy to convince yourself or a friend, but it is much harder to convince a skeptic! Mathematicians in Room 123 are learning to do just that by using precise math language.
Students concluded our study of geometry by finding shapes in the real world. They worked in pairs or small groups to find shapes and list the evidence for their choices. Then they presented their findings to their classmates, who acted as skeptics. Take a look!
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