4F90 Project Suggestions

Department of Mathematics & Statistics




4F90 Project Suggestions


List of 4F90 Project Suggestions

Mathematics Education

  • Canadian Mathematical Trail : development and implement of a Math Trail (see http://www.brocku.ca/cmt/);
  • Lessons for Mathematics Games :  development of mathematics lessons around Brock Games (Brock Bees, Brock Bugs, Brock Beavers), and creation of a new maths game and lessons;
  • Applied University Mathematics Problems : development of a list of mathematical problems applied to other disciplines for a future "Brock Maths Contest", together with complete solutions;
  • Mathematics Learning Object : design and implement of a MICA Learning Object about a school or university mathematical concept, with possibly school implement and possibly school collaboration;
  • History of Mathematics : project on a mathematician or on the development of a mathematical concept together with a MICA Learning Object and possibly a poster.
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Mathematical Music Theory

  • Motivic Topologies : exhaustive construction of the topology of melodies of a selected music composition with use of two software, and description of its properties;
  • Music American Set Theory : modelling of the so-called (music) American Set Theory , and description of its implementability
  • Rhythmic Canons : algebraic modelling of rhythmic canons
  • Mathematicians & Music : Historical overview of mathematicians that contributed to the development of music theory
  • Algebraic Structures in Music Theory : project on the development of algebraic structures in music theory until today, and visualization in OpenMusic software.
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Mathematical Music Theory & Mathematics Education

  • Mozart's Dice Game Learning Object : design and implement of a MICA Learning Object about Mozart's " Dice Game " and Probability & Combinatorics, with possibly school implement and possibly school collaboration;
  • Xenakis' Nomos Alpha Learning Object: design and implement of a MICA Learning Object about Xenakis' Nomos Alpha and Group Theory.
  • Proportion & Scales Learning Object : design and implement of a MICA Learning Object about musical scales and proportions, with possibly school implement and possibly school collaboration;
  • Logarithms & Scales Learning Object : design and implement of a MICA Learning Object about musical scales and logarithms, with possibly school implement and possibly school collaboration.
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