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ERIC Number: ED478915
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 181
Abstractor: N/A
Chattanooga Math Trail: Community Mathematics Modules, Volume 1.
McAllister, Deborah A.; Mealer, Adrian; Moyer, Peggy S.; McDonald, Shirley A.; Peoples, John B.
This collection of community mathematics modules, or "math trail", is appropriate for middle grades and high school students (grades 5-12). Collectively, the modules pay attention to all 10 of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards which include five content standards (Number and Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, Data Analysis, and Probability), and five process standards (Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Communication, Connections, and Representation). Activities include: (1) "The Carousel at Coolidge Park"; (2) "Utilizing Government Regulation Measurements to Demonstrate Algebraic Application"; (3) "A Local Paper Manufacturer's Wood Yard"; (4) "Algebra Is Everywhere-Engel Stadium"; (5) "Bridges of Chattanooga"; (6) "Buckner-Rush Funeral Home-Dying to Do Math"; (7) "Challenger Center-Our Mission to Mars"; (8) "Chattanooga Ducks"; (9) "Chattanooga Riverwalk"; (10) "Coolidge Park"; (11) "Ducks Unlimited Conservation Benefit at Mary McGuire's Restaurant"; (12) "Fall Creek Falls State Resort Park"; (13) "Family Vacation in Chattanooga"; (14) "Fun Facts at Finley Stadium"; (15) "Geometry Is Everywhere! Especially at the Chattanooga Zoo!"; (16) "Hamilton County High Schools' Chattanooga Road Rally"; (17) "Hunter Museum of American Art"; (18) "Lookout Mountain Incline Railway-Into the Clouds"; (19) "McDonald's Math"; (20) "Miniature Golf in Chattanooga-Sir Goony's Family Fun Center"; (21) "Riverbend Festival"; (22) "Sequoyah Nuclear Plant and Training Center"; (23) "Soddy Daisy High School Football Stadium"; (24) "Swimming and Bicycling At Booker T. Washington State Park"; (25) "Tennessee Aquarium (2001)"; (26) "Tennessee Aquarium (2002)"; (27)"The McKenzie Arena"; and (28) "Towing and Recovery Museum". (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Supported by Tennesee University.