ERIC Number: ED428956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology: Thinking about Measurement.
This breakthrough series of modules is intended to cover a range of topics and illustrate key ideas in mathematics, science, and technology education by actively engaging students in their learning processes. The module presented in this package is on measurement. Activities include posing questions, setting tasks, and encouraging students to think about what and how they are learning. The package contains a study book, a bookmark, an introduction and overview, an audio cassette, an information leaflet, a tutor guide request card, a wallet for Module 1, and a fault card. Chapters include: (1) introduction to measurement; (2) measurement in the kitchen; (3) measurement on the road; (4) measurement in the factory; (5) measurement in the natural world; and (6) conclusions. Contains 16 references. (ASK)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Estimation (Mathematics), Foreign Countries, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Measurement, Relevance (Education), Science Activities, Science Education, Science Instruction, Technology Education
Open University Worldwide, The Berrill Building, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 AA, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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