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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition: Richmond, Virginia

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

14- Math Machines and Algebraic Thinking

Thursday, November 13, 2014: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
B15A (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Robert A. Chaney
Frederick J. Thomas

With Math Machines, students design, test, and revise mathematical functions to complete dynamic physical tasks such as making a laser follow an object (quadratic functions), simulating earthquakes (logarithms), and making colored lights oscillate in various combinations (periodic functions). Free software provided.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, Higher Education

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