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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Volume problem

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From: Onder <onder.secen@gmail.com>
To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2008040520:33:04
Subject: Re: Volume  problem

Maybe one way to approach this topic is to give an example: Choose two
students from the classroom, a short and a little bit heavy student
and a tall skinny one. You can sort of tell the students to think
about volume sort of representing the volume and both students having
the same weight/volume. Does it mean that both students can fit in the
same spaces? For example taller student may not be able to go through
a door without kneeling down. This way students may realize that not
only the volume but also each dimension also plays a part in making
decisions.

Onder

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