By John Eichinger
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What is in the daily news? Teaching Children Mathematics 5 (7): 390–394. 1 Examining Current Events in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Respond to the following based on the news article from class. 1. Summarize the article in 30 to 50 words. List any new words that you don’t understand. 2. What does the article have to do with science, math, or technology? 3. Who might be affected by the situation or problem reported in the article? How might they be affected? 4. Why is the article important?
Allow students to share their excerpts and graphics in small groups, and then lead them in a comparison of the various sites explored. Address the following questions in your discussion: How did the excerpts compare? How did the graphics compare? Which sites would students revisit? ” Discussion Questions Ask students the following: 1. How did the various websites compare? How were they similar? How were they different? 2. If you could reorganize the site that you visited, what would you change?
The height will be measured from the base to the highest point. • You can have your tower “officially” measured as many times as possible within the 30-minute time limit; that is, you can keep adding to it as time permits. SCIENCE Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry Abilities of technological design 4. The following scoring plan pits students only against gravity and eliminates any overt and unnecessary competition between groups: Over 50 cm = Good Over 80 cm = Outstanding MATH Over 100 cm = Spectacular Geometry Measurement Problem solving Reasoning and proof Over 150 cm = A Masterpiece of Engineering and Design!
Activities Linking Science With Mathematics, Grades 5–8 (ALSM) by John Eichinger