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