National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Hartford, Connecticut

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

182- NASA Smart Skies: Distance–Rate–Time Mathematics in Air Traffic Control

Friday, October 26, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Capital Room 1 (Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Rebecca Green
Gregory Condon

Bring excitement to distance–rate–time math by having students apply the proportional reasoning and problem-solving skills that air traffic controllers use. Predict and resolve conflicts by using a Web-based simulator or mobile app, an online graphing tool, and a physical experiment at the prealgebra and algebra levels. All materials are free online.

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

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