Learning Exercise

When will I use math?

Students will explore the given link. They will choose from the list of given project ideas and interview a professional that uses math at their job. Students will then present their project to the class.
Course: Math
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The included Web site is an assignment for students. They will choose between a few project ideas and interview a... see more

Exercise

Students will read/use the information on this site to complete a final project of their choice. This project is designed for math students at the Middle School/High School level although it may be altered to use with Elementary students. The objective of this project is that students will be able to show, in one way or another how math is used in the real world. (The objective will be slightly different for each project choice.) The purpose of this project is for students to get a better understanding of how/when math is used. More specifically, how math is used in their future career, their parents' careers, or in any career.
Additional Information: http://opdolfin.googlepages.com/home

Technical Notes

Students must have access to Internet to explore web site.

Requirements

Internet, Interviewing skills

Topics

Using math in the real-world.

Learning Objectives

The objective of this project is that students will be able to show, in one way or another how math is used in the real world. (The objective will be slightly different for each project choice.)

Assessment

See rubric included in Web site.