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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

98- Paper Cup + Gust of Wind = Yearlong Rich Task

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
3018 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Peg Cagle


Explore how what began as a cup rolling on a table became a low-floor, high-ceiling problem used to build significant math over the course of a year in geometry. Revisiting the same task emphasizes math as reasoning not simply answer-getting, as ideas from cut and paste to application of trig functions are employed to reason about the same scenario.


Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop


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