Estimating the Length of Everyday Objects (Inquiry Based) Una estrella de oro indica alta calidad, basadas en investigaciones que siguen las directrices de diseño PhET.


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Título Estimating the Length of Everyday Objects (Inquiry Based)
Descripción Students will use the estimation simulation to improve their ability to estimate the length of classroom objects using metric and US standard units. Learning Goals: Students will be able to estimate the size of ordinary classroom objects in inches, feet, centimeters, and meters. They will also be able to calculate accuracy. [This year my students did not have computers yet when we did the activity. So instead of having each student do the activity at their own computer, we did it as a class activity. I projected the simulation and had them write down their guess as to how many line segments (or other shapes) could fit into the bigger one. They then shared their answers. They found it really fun, and it was a great way to make students become comfortable with participating in class. Even the shyest students were participating by the end. I think I'll do it this way again next year and add "participate in class discussions" as a learning goal.]
Asignatura Otro
Nivel Escuela media, Escuela secundaria
Tipo Lab
Duración 60 minutos
Respuestas incluidas No
Idioma Inglés
Palabras clave (etiquetas) Proportionality
Simulación(es) Estimación


Autor(es) Karen King
Correo de contacto kingkar@missouri.edu
Colegio / Organización Denver School of Science and Technology
Fecha de envío 10/08/06
Fecha de actualizado 28/04/15