Math Fair Projects and Research Activities: A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Students

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Everything your students will need to prepare a quality math fair project can be found in this inclusive resource. Use the exercises to guide students through research, writing, and constructing their final projects. Includes tips for parents, evaluation tools, and a list of related websites.

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Overview

Everything your students will need to prepare a quality math fair project can be found in this inclusive resource. Use the exercises to guide students through research, writing, and constructing their final projects. Includes tips for parents, evaluation tools, and a list of related websites.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865306394
  • Publisher: Incentive Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/15/2004
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,079,809
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Chapter 1 Mathematics Strands 7
Chapter 2 Selecting a Mathematics Topic 13
Chapter 3 Suggested Mathematics Topic Investigations 19
Chapter 4 Suggested Math Fair Project Timeline and Due Dates 32
Chapter 5 Format and Steps for a Research Paper 36
Chapter 6 Using the Scientific Method 38
Chapter 7 Bibliography Cards and Note Taking 40
Chapter 8 Creating an Outline 49
Chapter 9 Writing the Research Paper 54
Chapter 10 Preparing the Final Bibliography 64
Chapter 11 Data Representation 71
Chapter 12 Sample Mathematics Research Paper 78
Chapter 13 Preparing the Backboard 93
Chapter 14 Backboard Project Examples 98
Appendix 104
Sample Letter to Parents 105
Tips for Parents/Guardians 106
Sample Letter to Students 107
Decision Making: Topic for Research Project 108
Research Proposal Sheet 109
Mathematics Project Rubrics 110
Suggested Roles of Responsibility 114
Metric System Conversion Chart 115
Recommended Websites 116
Math Fair Student Checklist 118
Judge's Score Sheet 119
Mathematics Fair Certificate 120
Answer Key 121
Math Project Title Cards 125
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