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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

166- Mathematical Modeling Using Movies and Television Shows

Wednesday, November 2, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
203 A/B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Elana Reiser

Handouts 42700ReiserMathematical Modeling Using Movies and Television Shows.pdf


This presentation explores modeling concepts featured in films and television shows and offers numerous examples high school math teachers can use to design lessons using them. Activities include swinging from vines, launching rockets, measuring mountains, graphing laughs, and baseball statistics.


Presentation Format: 10-12 Session


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