ERIC Number: EJ946208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
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A Water-Service Challenge
Roman, Harry T.
Technology and Engineering Teacher, v71 n3 p27-29 Nov 2011
It is important to let students see the value of mathematics in design--and how mathematics lends perspective to problem solving. In this article, the author describes a water-service challenge which enables students to design a water utility system that uses surface runoff into an open reservoir as the potable water source. This challenge provides a nice gateway to study other related aspects of the water-delivery system.
Descriptors: Water, Mathematics, Problem Solving, Mathematics Education, Water Quality, Utilities, Computation, Engineering, Engineering Education
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