Asilomar, CA

Dec 2 - 3

 

 

BOOTH

MOEMS Booth

PERSONNEL
Nicholas J. Restivo Dennis Mulhearn
DAY/DATE
Fri. - Sat. Dec 2- 3

 

SPEAKER

Dennis Mulhearn

GRADES
3 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Sat. Dec 3 9:30 - 10:30 am
LOCATION
Asilomar Nautilus West
TITLE
#217 - Use Cubes as a Setting for Your Problem Solving
DESCRIPTION

A cube is the starting point for many rich problems. Stack cubes, count cubes, paint cubes and do some real math at the same time. Work out a dozen classic cube contest problems. Take home these and more than 50 additional porblems.

 

SPEAKER

Nicholas J. Restivo

GRADES
6 - 8
DAY/DATE/TIME
Sat. Dec 3 3:30 - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
Pacific Grove Middle School Room 1
TITLE
#531 - Understand the Mysteries of Geometry by Constructing a Box
DESCRIPTION

Transform greeting cards into boxes to discover and refine geometry concepts and definitions, make conjectures, and entertain questions about parallelograms, rectangles, squares, and quadrilaterals. Utilize ratio, proportion, area, and volume to focus on their relationships while participating in this highly interactive hands-on activity to bring back to your classroom. The activity transfers well for use in events outside of the regular classroom with parents alongside students.

 

 


As an excellent source for many additional problems we highly recommend the following books:

For a text to teach math problem solving techniques, we recommend the classic: