ERIC Number: ED183413
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Two Wheel Math: An Application Module.
This unit is designed to be used primarily by students who have some interest in bicycles. It is intended to draw them into mathematical thinking in an interesting way. This unit is laboratory oriented. It will be necessary that the student have access to a bicycle in the classroom for several of the exercises (unless they are done primarily at home). Some of the activities should be done out on the street while riding, and they are referred to as home-play assignments. Others are strictly pencil-and-paper exercises. Most, however, require data gathering from the bicycle. Included is a statement of many of the more obvious behavioral objectives of this module. It cannot be over-emphasized, however, that the primary objective of this unit is that the student increase his/her enthusiasm for mathematics and his/her understanding of how mathematics can give an enriching insight into ordinary things around us. (Author/MK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Center for Pre-Coll. Mathematics, Denver, CO.
Note: For related documents, see SE 030 304-321