Making Math Connections: Using Real-World Applications With Middle School Students / Edition 2

Making Math Connections: Using Real-World Applications With Middle School Students / Edition 2

by Hope Martin
     
 

These high-interest math investigations will help students see math as a vital, meaningful tool in their daily lives both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Overview

These high-interest math investigations will help students see math as a vital, meaningful tool in their daily lives both inside and outside of the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412937658
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 11.32(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Alignment With NCTM Standards
1. Our Earth: Natural Disasters
Introduction
Earthquakes
Volcanoes
Hurricanes
Tornadoes
Additional Reading
Internet Web Sites
2. Physics, Formulas, and Math
Introduction
Sports Balls and Density
Swings of the Pendulum
Roller Coasters: How Fast Are We Falling?
Additional Reading
Internet Web Sites
3. Our Body Systems, Forensics, and Math
Introduction
Our Remarkable Heart
The Sum of the Parts: How Long Is Your Digestive System?
Find Your Body's Ratios
Forensics and the Human Skeleton
Fingerprints: A Unique Classification
Additional Reading
4. Quilts, Tessellations, and Three-Dimensional Geometry
Introduction
The Geometry of Quilts
The Hawaiian Quilt Square
Semi-Regular Tessellations: Designs and Angles
Platonic Solids: Designs in Three Dimensions
Additional Reading
Internet Web Sites
5. The Stock Market Project
Introduction
How to Read a Stock Listing and Deciding on a Stock
First Week to Buy Stock
Week-to-Week Stock Market
Sell Week
Buying More Stock
Our Final Sell Week
Additional Reading
Internet Web Sites
6. Math and Literature
Introduction
Looking for Math in Poetry: Capture-Recapture: How Many Beans?
Looking for Math in Poetry: Flavors of Ice Cream
Looking for Math in Poetry: Overdue Book Fines
Traveling to Lilliput: How Little Were the Lilliputians?
A Million Is a Very Big Number: Spending $1,000,000
A Million Is a Very Big Number: How Big a Box Do We Need for 1,000,000 Pennies?
A Million Is a Very Big Number: A Million Stars
Additional Reading
Internet Web Sites
Resource A: Alternatives to Traditional Assessment
Resource B: Design Your Own Lessons
Bibliography

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