ERIC Number: ED443691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics & Science in the Real World.
Thorson, Annette, Ed.
ENC Focus: A Magazine for Classroom Innovators, v7 n3 2000
This issue of ENC Focus is organized around the theme of mathematics and science in the real world. It intends to provide teachers with practical resources and suggestions for science and mathematics education. Featured articles include: (1) "Real-World Learning: A Necessity for the Success of Current Reform Efforts" (Robert E. Yager); (2) "Exploring Science through the GLOBE Program" (Kay Berglund); (3) "Cockatiels to Kittens: Animal Behavior in the Real World" (Leah M. Melber); (4) "Mathematics Projects That Foster a Critical Look at Our World" (Fanny Sosenke); (5) "Water on the Web" (Bruce H. Munson, George E. Host, Cynthia A. Hagley and Richard P. Axler); (6) "Architecture: An Across-the-Curriculum Project Connects to the Community" (Liesa Schroeder); (7) "Aquaponics Encourages Fourth Graders To Eat Their Vegetables" (Crystal McGee); (8) "Using Technology and Real-World Connections To Teach Secondary Mathematics Concepts" (Hollylynne Stohl Drier, Kara M. Dawson, and Joe Garofalo); (9) "Design Challenges Propel Earthly Problems into Orbit" (Anne Ireland); (10) "Math from the Toy Store" (Robin Cohen); and (11) "Hunting for Asteroids, Comets, and Novae" (Dennis Erickson). (ASK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Education, Relevance (Education), Science Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.
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