In this video students can identify a string of stereotypes about mathematics and share their views. Luckily, audiences often notice to a greater extent that movie characters sometimes emphasize how ignorant of math they are on purpose to build empathy with other protagonists.
The Theory of Everything is a film about physicist and mathematician, Stephen Hawking, whose motto of enthusiasm is infectious, ''However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there's life, there is hope.''
Did you know about the movie quote website, Subzin? Not only can you find their thousands of quotes containing the word math, but you can also get creative with learning some new film phrases. What a perfect tool for your students to build up the eloquence of movie stars!
With this collection, Harvard University Mathematics Department and Professor Oilver Knill prove their coolness and set another math challenge: which scenes about maths do we choose from this extensive, high-quality list? Enjoy math's fragments and analytical, problem-solving thinking from these masterpieces of cinematography.