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652- Biggest, Smallest, Shortest, Tallest: Hands-On Geometric Design Tasks Using Calculus

Saturday, April 16, 2011: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
144/145 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Patricia Baggett
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht

Make the biggest cone fitting in a plastic ball with two halves. Create the smallest pyramid holding a cube. Design the shortest road joining four houses. Make triangles with sides 3, 4, x; which has biggest area? These projects will energize your calculus students! Tested lesson plans from a course for middle and high school teachers will be included.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8

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