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Beyond pi
Grades: 7 - 8

Mathematical transformations interest students in the power and flexibility of math applications. Rational and irrational numbers present themselves for scrutiny as students estimate and calculate. Nature's preference for inverse relationships will be explored. Scale drawings, fair division and probability exercises intrigue, while data analysis demands insights and skills.

This workshop specifically addresses the NCTM and NYS curriculum standards connecting mathematics to the real world through thinking, modeling and problem solving. Calculators required.

 
Mentor

Lynda Blankenship

Lynda is a past National and international Intel Science and Engineering Fair Mentor, and NSF Engineering Curriculum Committee member and Educational Coordinator, Society of Automotive Engineers.

For suggestions or questions please email Lborock@Rinstitute.org
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