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ERIC Number: EJ1042005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Using Archeological Data to Model Mathematics
Yanik, H. Bahadir; Kurz, Terri L.; Memis, Yasin
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v87 n6 p249-253 2014
The purpose of this investigation is to describe an implementation of a modeling task using mock data from an ancient archeological find. Students discover the relationship between the height of a person and his or her stride length. Qualitative data from student discussions document thinking and reasoning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A