ERIC Number: EJ602313
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Why Are Some Solids Perfect? Conjectures and Experiments by Third Graders.
Lehrer, Richard; Curtis, Carmen L.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v6 n5 p324-29 Jan 2000
Describes how classification came alive in a third grade classroom as children searched for rules or properties defining the five Platonic solids, then constructed a precise definition to classify these solids. (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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