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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

300- From Yellowstone to Yosemite: Investigating the National Parks through Measurement

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
3008 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Megan H. Wickstrom
Elizabeth W. Fulton and Jennifer Luebeck

Handouts 300Wickstrom&FultonFromYellowstonetoYosemite.pdf


Have you ever wondered what proportion of Yellowstone is a super volcano? Come learn how to use your favorite parks as a means to develop notions of scale, compare length and area units, and develop proportional reasoning. We will share classroom-ready tasks as well as discuss students' strategies and misconceptions.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop


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