ERIC Number: ED437289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Animals as Our Companions: World's Largest Math Event 6.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
The World's Largest Math Event 6 (WLME 6) is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) celebration of mathematics and mathematics education and is the highlight of Mathematics Education Month. This year's event, slated for April 28, 2000, features the theme "Animals as Our Companions". This theme encourages students to explore the mathematics of animals, from using geometry to construct a doghouse to using decimals to compare the sprinting speeds of wild animals. This document includes 14 activities related to this theme for teachers to investigate with their students. (Contains 40 references.) (ASK)
Descriptors: Animals, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Science Education
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191. Tel: 800-235-7566 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.