ERIC Number: EJ464614
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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See It, Change It, Reason It Out.
Shaw, Jean M.
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n8 p434-36 Apr 1993
Preservice elementary teachers worked cooperatively to explore the relationship between the measure of the central angle and the number of sides of regular polygons using the reflection of a line in a hinged mirror. The experience involved conjecture and experimentation, communication, and building connections between science, geometry, and numbers. (MDH)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Discovery Learning, Discovery Processes, Elementary Education, Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Middle Schools, Optics, Preservice Teacher Education, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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