25 Real Life Math Investigations that Will Astound Teachers and Students
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394 pages, 8.5 x 11 in.
Publisher: Hickory Grove Press (2007)
are not given the opportunity to see the wonderous side of
mathematics because it is often taught as all scales and no music.
Help your students:
- Discover the
power of mathematics as the danger of short-term loans is exposed
in a dramatic fashion.
- Investigate math
mistakes in the news media and their potential
- Watch as
mathematics shows the futility of depending on corn-based ethanol
to lower our dep[endence on oil imports.
- Learn the
surprising answer to how much money w hybrid car will save its
owner because of reduced gasoline usage.
- Understand how
peope lie with statistics.
- Discover what
mathematics tells us about teenage drivers.
These and other
fascinating math investigations will allow students to see the power
of mathematics as it cuts through deception and flawed thinking to
reveal the truth.