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The story of the origin of geometry (the measurement of the earth). This is an awesome story to tell with a whole group of children.
This story is a great way to introduce the history and practical application of geometry
that has changed very little since 1800 BCE.
From the Ancient Egyptians to Thales to Pythagorus, the birth of geometry is explained.
Included is a story and a series of 7 photographs that can be printed off an laminated onto card to supplement the story.
This is a great story to tell before introducing the geometry cabinet.
See my Geometry Cabinet presentations and analysis here:
After presenting the Geometry Cabinet, it is recommended to move on to the Constructive Triangles. See my presentations and analysis here:
After presenting the Constructive Triangles, it is recommended to move on to the Geometric Solids. See my presentations and analysis here: