The Math Explorer was developed by education professionals at the Exploratorium San Francisco 's acclaimed hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception. The activities in this book apply the hands-on teaching methods that work so well in science to teaching and learning about mathematics. This collection of carefully tested activities games, puzzles, experiments, and projects--provides appealing opportunities for practicing a variety of mathematical skills, using easy-to-find tools and materials. From problem solving and graphing, to fractions and ratios, the activities are easy and engaging. Best of all, they make math fun.Building a Rocket Launcher a You can make a rocket launcher from an old soda bottle. ... 0 60 cm (about 2 ft) of PVC pipe with ^-inch inner diameter 0 1 meter ( about 3 ft) of clear, flexible vinyl tubing with ^-inch inner diameter and f-inch outer anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Math Explorer|
|Author||:||Pat Murphy, Lori Lambertson, Pearl Tesler|
|Publisher||:||Key Curriculum Press - 2004-10-01|