ERIC Number: ED303354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics and Your Horse.
Barkley, Cathy A.
This unit is designed to help middle school students care for a real or imaginary horse while they review basic mathematics skills. Sections in this unit include: (1) "Statistics of Your Horse"; (2) "A Home for Your Horse"; (3) "Feeding Your Horse"; (4) "Equipping Your Horse"; (5) "Showing at Halter"; (6) "Working Hunter"; (7) "Open Jumping"; (8) "Keyhole Race"; and (9) "Distance Riding." Each section has objectives, related mathematics skills, instructions, and problems. Sections four through nine are written for different types of performance(s) so that students can choose the worksheets relating to the performance(s) of their choice. Time required for the unit will vary from one to two weeks depending on the skill level of the students. Answers for all worksheets are found at the end of the unit. (YP)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Horseback Riding, Horses, Junior High Schools, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Skills, Secondary School Mathematics, Statistics
Mathematics Education Trust, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mathematics Education Trust, Reston, VA.
Authoring Institution: N/A