Survey June 2017
June 2017 SURVEY
81 Students
Maths and you
Students have a positive and better view of Maths : Students think that Maths are interesting (63%) as they are their favorite subject (56%). They think Maths are useful outside school (54%) and for their future (77%). They understood that after leaving school, Maths will be usefull (79%).
Only 11% of them don’t like Maths and 13% consider Maths are boring.
Strongly disagree 
Slightly disagree 
Neither nor 
Slightly agree 
Stronghly agree 

Maths is one of my favourite subjects 
7.4% 
6.2% 
39.5% 
27.2% 
19.8% 
I don't like maths 
40.7% 
28.4% 
19.8% 
6.2% 
4.9% 
Maths is usually interesting 
2.5% 
13.6% 
24.7% 
38.3% 
21% 
Maths is boring 
19.8% 
43.2% 
17.3% 
17.3% 
2.5% 
Maths is useful to me outside school 
2.5% 
4.9% 
18.5% 
29.6% 
44.4% 
I only use maths in school or homework 
34.6% 
23.5% 
16% 
16% 
9.9% 
I think maths will be useful to me in the future 
4.9% 
3.7% 
12.3% 
19.8% 
59.3% 
When I leave school I will not use mathematics 
61.7% 
13.6% 
16% 
3.7% 
4.9% 
Your level in Maths is :
Maths
Maths and other fields
Maths and culture
Their knowledge about Maths environment has clearly increased : they are now 56% able to give the name of a living mathematician and from 45 to 70% to give the name of a book/movie/TV show about Maths. 51% know the name of a Maths magazine up to 58% of a Maths website !
Before, they almost couldn’t quote any European movie. After all the activities they made and all the presentations thay had, they are now able to quote tens of museum with Maths exhibitions (36%), examples of Maths in art (52%), nature (47%) and architecture (45%). It’s a very significant result !
% of students 
able to give the name of 

60 % 
a famous mathematician 
Pythagoras (12), Einstein (6), Euclide (5), Newton (5), Thales (4), Fermat (3), Pascal (2). Archimède, Galois, Erastosthène, Ruffini, Lovelace, Turing, Hilbert, Ypatia, Fibonacci. 
56 % 
a living mathematician 
Cedric Viani (8), Stephen Hawking (3), John Tate (1), Peter Hall (1), Andrew Wiles (1), Donald Knuth (1), Stanislas Smirnov (1). Daskalakis (1  Computing). 
61 % 
a book about maths (except school books) 
The most frequently quoted books are : Kolorit, Elements, The Math Book, The man who knew infinity, Alan Turin or the artificial intelligency, zero : the biography of a dangerous idea, Concrete Mathematics, a foundation of computer science, What Is Mathematics, The Da Vinci Code, Introduction to algorithms, The Oxford Murders, Pirana, An abundance of Katherines, The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Enigma de Fermat, ``El teorema del loro´´. 
70 % 
a movie about maths 
Agora, fermat's room, The Imitation Game, A beautiful mind, Olsen banden, C'est la tangeante que je préfère, Da Vinci Code, Lucy, How I came to hate maths, The man who knew infinity, The Oxford Murders, Agora, The other me, Una mente maravillosa, 21 Black Jack. 
45 % 
a TV show about maths 
Numbers, Luksusfælden, Juste Prix, Prouve le, C'est pas sorcier, Des chiffres et des lettres, Qui veut gagner des millions ?, Et ton cash, The story of maths, Maths channel on BBC, Saber y Ganar, Big Bang Theory, Órbita laica, Más por menos. 
51 % 
a maths magazine 
Mathematics Magazine, Sudoku, Science de la vie junior, Cosinus magazine, Plus Magazine, "Meleti" of mathematica.gr (in Greek), Mathematics Today, π , The Harmony of the World, Euclides, idk, illustrated videnskab, Mathematical Spectrum, Mathematics today, La amante cartesiana (Paloma Ruiz). 
58 % 
a maths website 
Matematikfessor.dk, Geogebra, math.com, mathkangourou, cinemathsparadise, maths faciles, kartable, maths.lessons, Gomaths, Math facile, artofproblemsolving.com, Maths Practice, mathematica.gr, artofproblemsolving.com, Matematicas divertidas, vitutor, unicoos.com, profesor10dematematicas, Math/Science. 
37 % 
a videogame about maths 
Pixeline, Brain Training, Tetris, Dragon box, Adibou, Tetris, Mine craft, Basic math, First Person Shooters, Sudukox, runerod, Måneby, Math play, Wuzzit Trouble, BabyBee, Pokemon, Matematico, Braing training, Sudoku. 
36 % 
a museum with maths exhibitions 
Science Museum – London, Louvre, Les frères lumière, London Museum, Cedric villani museum, Math museum, Da Vinci, Herakleidon meuseum, The guild, National Museum of Mathematics in NY, idk, National museum in greece, Herakleidon museum, Valencia's science museum, Momath, Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe de Valencia, Cibem. 
52 % 
an example of maths in art 
The gold number, Picasso, Parthenon, cubism, geometrical shapes in drawing , A spiral, Tesselation, la poterie, 3D, Theory of music is based on maths, The Vitruvian Man By Leonardo Da Vinci, Cubism, Most of Escher's Paintings, the golden angle, Last Supper, Intricate illustrations , perspective , Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VIII, sculpture porportions, idk, Geometry, Patterns, chords in music is 135, The magic square in Durer's "Melencolia I", simetry, Geometry, The rule of 2/3 in photography, proportions in arquitecture, Use of geometrical figures, Raphael´s School of Athens, The Golden Ratio, Fibonacci, La gioconda, Hombre de Vitruvio, Picasso picture. 
47 % 
an example of maths in nature 
The gold number, symetry in people's faces, snowflakes, Fibonacci numbers & series, Tesselations, tree diameter, the weather & temperature, geometry of leaves, planets' distances, Snow art , Nautilus, idk, House building, Heights, Biology , prices, The reproduction of certain animals, Geometry in nature, aureal proportion in human beings, the shell of a turtle, The perfect snail spiral on the shell. 
45 % 
an example of maths in architecture 
Parthenon, Murcia´s cathedral, Templos (proportions, dimensions, angles), the gold number, Acropolis, The Gherkin, Tesselations, angles, Eiffel Tower, pyramids, Houses, structures like bridges, Golden ratios, lines, The maths related with the physics to build a building. 
European movies
Names of European movies :
Before the project, students could only quote a few name of european movies, especially those belonging from their own countries… Now, the numbers of quoted movies show how they expanded their knowledge concerning the whole range of European movies !
Spanish movies quoted by foreign students:
Fermat's room (21), Las 13 rosas (3), Terrorismo (2), Volver (2), L'orphelinat (2), Open your eyes, Eva, Torrente, Ocho apellidos vascos, 3 metras sobre el cielo, La gran familla espagnola, Viridiana, Marshland, The spirit of the beehive, All about my mother, celda 211, Los cronocrimenes, Pan's Labyrinth, Lo que el viento se llevó, Airbag, Los crímenes de Oxford, El Cuerpo.
French movies quoted by foreign students:
Intouchables (13), The artist (3), , La famille Bélier (4), Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (4), Mission Cléopatre (3), Enter the void (2), Les Choristes (2), Les Tuches (2)Amélie Poulain, Les bronzés, Les Visiteurs, Le Trou, La grande vadrouille, La Soupe aux Choux, Qu'est ce qu'on a fait au bon dieu, Les misérables, Comment j'ai détesté les maths, Le prénom, Le petit Nicolas, Irène, Un Conte de Noel, La Règle du jeu, Arsene Lupin.
Greek movies quoted by foreign students:
Agora (3), The other me (4), Electra, Never on Sunday, An Italian girl in Kypseli, Daddy cool (3), Suntan, Canine, If, Eteros ego, What if, A touch of spice, Eteros Ego, The aunt from Chicago, Zorbas, Sutan, Zorba, Eteros ego, Politiki couzina, To fili Tis Zois, La eternidad y un día, La mirada de Ulises, Inmortales.
Danish movies quoted by foreign students:
Olsenbanden (8), Jagten, Danish girl, Melancholia, Revenge (2), Rudolph le reine au nez rouge, Jagten, War , A royal affair, Melancholia, The Hunt (3), All for 2 (4), Klassefesten (2), The Reptilicus, Adams æbler, Jagten (2), Blinkende lygter, La mujer danesa.
English movies quoted by foreign students:
James Bond (7), Imitation game (5), Harry potter (4), Titanic (2), James Bond (2), The Oxford Murders (2), Pride and prejudice, Moonlight (2), Star Wars (2), Green street hooligans (2), The king's speech (2), After math, Elizabeth, Le diable s'habille en prada, The beauty and the beast, Mary Poppins, Good Will hunting, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Manchester by the sea, Tainspotting , Dear john, The Locke, Henry V, Lawrence of Arabia, The pianist, Mr. Bean, Billy Elliot.
German movies quoted by foreign students:
Der untergang (7), Krokodille banden (5), La vague (4), Run Lola Run (5), Die Welle, Tattoo, Good Bye, Lenin (2), Das Boot (2), Sophie Scholl, Measuring the World, The lifes of other, Mein kampf , Das Leben der Anderen, Stalingard, Berlin my love, Downfall, Anatomie, Tschick, La vida de los otros, Victoria.
Italian Movies quoted by foreign students:
La vida es bella (9), La dolce vita (3), Benvenuto al sudo, Il buono il brutto il cattivo, Quo Vado ?, The Bank, Mamma Roma, Sono l' Amore, L'Inferno, Fiore, Cinema Pradiso (4), Cykeltyven (2), La strada, Divorce Italian Style, Umberto, Perfect strangers, La grande bellezza.
International
European feelings
Students feel much more part of Europe than before the project (53,1% totally agree compared to 34% before) and really appreciate the different cultures in Europe (almost 60% againt 34% before). Thus, they now stronghly agree with the idea of travelling abroad (78%).
Strongly disagree 
Slightly disagree 
Neither nor 
Slightly agree 
Stronghly agree 

I feel part of Europe 
3.7% 
3.7% 
9.9% 
29.6% 
53.1% 
I appreciate the different cultures in Europe 
3.7% 
3.7% 
12.3% 
21% 
59.3% 
I'm interested in working / studying abroad 
2.5% 
3.7% 
16% 
22.2% 
55.6% 
I'd like to travel abroad 
6.2% 
1.2% 
8.6% 
6.2% 
77.8% 