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Technology doesn't exist in a vacuum and, hence, just isn't taught that manner. In that spirit, actions Linking technological know-how with arithmetic, K-4 is a hands-on advisor for preservice and inservice easy college lecturers who are looking to attach technological know-how guideline with different parts of analysis together with visible arts, social sciences, language arts, and particularly math. The 20 discovery-based and academically rigorous actions supplied during this quantity improve scholars information of the area round them, inspire their average interest, and advertise the advance in their problem-solving abilities. the teachings corresponding to Digging Into Soil, Exploring the Mysteries of Fingerprints, and What Makes a ship glide? are instructor pleasant, too, requiring no complex services in any topic region and utilizing simply reasonably cheap and simply obtainable fabrics. each one features a checklist of wanted fabrics, a step by step strategy, dialogue questions, and evaluation suggestions. actions align with the newest nationwide criteria for either technology and math and canopy issues from all clinical disciplines.

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2007. Reinvigorating science journals. Science and Children 45 (3): 24–29. McDuffie, T. 2007. Precipitation matters. Science and Children 44 (9): 38–42. Moyer, P. S. 2001. Patterns and symmetry, Reflections of culture. Teaching Children Mathematics 8 (3): 140–148. Robertson, B. 2008. Science 101: Why do we classify things in science? Science and Children 45 (5): 70–72. Schoffel, J. , and M. L. Breyfogle. 2005. Reflecting shapes: Same or different? Teaching Children Mathematics 11 (7): 378–382. Seidel, J.

Why do load-bearing structures need to be designed carefully? 2. How is mathematics important in designing/engineering loadbearing structures? For instance, what patterns or shapes were useful and how did you identify them? 3. Which load-bearing designs are also aesthetically/artistically pleasing? That is, is art important in designing/engineering load-bearing structures? Why? Under what circumstances would the aesthetic appearance of such a structure become important? 4. What else would you like to know about load-bearing structures?

3. Ask students, “Are we bilaterally symmetrical inside? What organs do we have two of ? ” Answers should be written and then shared with the class. Resources Beckstead, L. 2008. Scientific journals: A creative assessment. Science and Children 46 (3): 22–26. Bidwell, J. K. 1987. Using reflections to find symmetric and asymmetric patterns. The Arithmetic Teacher 34 (1): 10–15. Bricker, P. 2007. Reinvigorating science journals. Science and Children 45 (3): 24–29. McDuffie, T. 2007. Precipitation matters.

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