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

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23- Which Cup Material Holds Hot Water the Hottest the Longest?

Thursday, October 25, 2012: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Meeting Room 21 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Jane R. Cushman

  • Presenation #13630 Cushman Which cup material.pdf (136.8 kB)

  • Collect data by using the TI-84 or TI-Nspire and a temperature probe and then analyze the data to determine which model best fits the data. Once all the models are presented, everyone will decide which cup material keeps hot water the hottest for the longest time.

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

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