From the ancient stories of aboriginal cultures from around the world to the modern mythodolgy told on TikTok, YouTube and in Marvel Comics, from simple raccoons to lucky cats, students will see the evolution of our most beloved animals and their mythical counterparts to learn to recognize and interpret the cultural and religious symbology of animal stories around the world. Understand the increasing relevance of animals to our society today!
Mathematics is a lot weirder than it seems. Armed with nothing more than addition, subtraction, mulitiplication and division we take a brief glimpse into number theory to disprove zero and consider the philosophical implications when there is not nothing. We will understand the cultural reasons why nothing is important for so many people to believe in, and the practical reasons as well, to better understand the role of mathematics and logic in our daily lives.