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250- Geometry and Geology: Connections between Mathematics and Earth Science

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Sagamore Ballroom 7 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Jason L. Ermer
Lynn Kirby

Enrich your students' study of two- and three-dimensional geometry through connections to earth science. Participants will learn how to identify minerals on the basis of their internal geometric structure, how to locate the epicenter of an earthquake, how GPS systems work, and how to explain the geometry of plate tectonics.

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

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