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Topic: Formulas - Lectured or discovered?
Replies: 1   Last Post: Jul 2, 1995 10:57 AM

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Re: Formulas - Lectured or discovered?
Posted: Jul 2, 1995 10:57 AM
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In a message dated 95-07-01 01:18:12 EDT, Rick wrote:

>OK - Here is a specific example. Please see what your inclination is on

>Would like to deal with formulas (of all types) at the high school level.
>Where they come from, the effects of "tweaking" one of the variables, the
>derivation of the units (e.g. BTUs), manipulation, et al. I am looking for a
>context that might be interesting to students and would allow for this type
>of analysis. One colleague suggested a heat-efficient house as a setting.
>What do you think?

Pick a subject that they are interested in- ask them - then choose a formula
from that area.


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