COURSE PROJECT (20% OF COURSE GRADE)
Project
Detailed Information Sheet
Evaluation
Forms and Rubrics for Term Project
1) Oral Presentation Rubric
2) Project Paper Evaluation Rubric
3) SelfEvaluation Form for Individual Group Contributions
Schedule
and Deadlines
All
deadlines refer to the beginning of class.
Project Paper
Project
Proposal: due Friday March 1st
First Draft of Project Paper:
due Friday April 5
Final draft: due Monday April
29
Project
(Re)Presentations
April 24 and April 26.
Groups of 3
have 12 minutes while groups
of 2 have 10 minutes to
present.
MATH 105 SPRING 2024
TERM PROJECTS
Group 
Presentation Day

Group
Members

Topic 
1

Fri 4/26 
Lizbeth Juarez
Meghana Khera

Use of math in Forensic Analysis

2

Fri 4/26

Nyasha Griffin
Rodrigo Tejado

A Comedic Take on Using Math in the Real World

3

Mon 4/29

Joe Dayton
Zachary McGiverin
Will Tarica

Use of math in the film "Π" (1986, dir: D. Aronofsky)

4

Fri 4/26

Mark Aoyagi Ethan Maddox
Max Tulley

"History of Calculus

5 
Wed 4/24

Robbie Piper
Ray SteinAlvarado

Analysis of gas prices as a measure of economic strength

6 
Mon 4/29

Angus Parkhill Mac Ribner Jay Ward

Baseball Statistics: Real world use of math in baseball

7 
Mon 4/29

Yemale Febres
Satya Zamudio

Contributions of Marginalized Groups (e.g. LGBTQ+ and/or people with disabilities) to Mathematics

8 



Previous
Project Topics in Math 105
Light & Symmetry
(in Photography, Set Design and Cinematography)
Mathematics
in the Movies (Rain Man, A
Beautiful Mind, Mean Girls, Moneyball)
Math and Music
Women of Color in Mathematics
Women in Mathematics
The Fibonacci Sequence in the Humanities
The History
of Binary
A
History
of Infinity
Women's
Contributions to Mathematics
Music &
Math:
the properties of rhythm
The film "The
Professor's Beloved Equation" (2006)
Math in the movies
Math &
Music
Mathematical
Composition in Art
