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Koehler, Michael H. – Mathematics Teacher, 2013
Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, photographs of a massive sculpture near the National Mall in Washington, D.C., provide opportunities for counting problems, generalizing from a pattern, and fitting a quadratic to data.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Photography, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills
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Johnson, Art; Boswell, Laurie – Mathematics Teacher, 1992
To help students appreciate the real-life application of geometric constructions, two activities are presented applying boundary lines in geography. Geometric concepts are integrated with other disciplines by giving students historical information, maps, and activity sheets to study the Delaware-Pennsylvania border and the District of Columbia's…
Descriptors: Cartography, Enrichment Activities, Experiential Learning, Geography