Mysteries of Vernacular: Zero

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Travel back thousands of years to the origin of the number system and watch how that development gradually produced the zero symbol. Class members will learn a little bit about math and a little bit about how language is shaped in this brief video. Try out the additional materials or flip the lesson. Note: Viewers must read the additional information before attempting the included questions.

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  • A quick video that gives a clear description of where the word zero came from
  • The flip option allows for customization
  • It is unclear that you need to read the Dig Deeper information before completing the questions