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3 D Math - A Study in Volume
Tosha Williams
Mathematics




Unit created on 7/28/1999 EST.
Last modified 11/11/1999 3:44:36 PM EST.


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Fundamental Understandings (help)


Upon completion of this unit, students should be able to: --find the volume of a prism --use the volume of a prism to solve real-life problems.


Technology ISTE Standards (info) 


Basic operations and concepts Identify capabilities and limitations of contemporary and emerging technology resources and assess the potential of these systems and services to address personal, lifelong learning, and workplace needs. Technology communication tools Use technology tools and resources for managing and communicating personal/professional information (e.g., finances, schedules, addresses, purchases, correspondence). Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity. Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making in content learning. Collaborate with peers, experts, and others to contribute to a content related knowledge base by using technology to compile, synthesize, produce, and disseminate information, models, and other creative works. Research tools Evaluate technology-based options, including distance and distributed education, for lifelong learning. Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity. Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making in content learning. Investigate and apply expert systems, intelligent agents, and simulations in real-world situations. Collaborate with peers, experts, and others to contribute to a content related knowledge base by using technology to compile, synthesize, produce, and disseminate information, models, and other creative works.

Information Literacy Standards (info) 


Category I: Information Literacy The student who is information literate: Standard 1 Accesses information efficiently and effectively, as described by the following indicators: recognizes the need for information: recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making; formulates questions based on information needs; identifies a variety of potential sources of information; develops and uses successful strategies for locating information. Standard 2: Evaluates information critically and competently, as described by the following indicators: determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness; distinguishes among facts, point of view, and opinion; identifies inaccurate and misleading information; selects information appropriate to the problem or question at hand. Standard 3: Uses information effectively and creatively, as described by the following indicators: organizes information for practical application; integrates new information into one's own knowledge; applies information in critical thinking and problem solving; produces and communication information and ideas in appropriate formats.

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You can use the volume of a solid to solve real-life problems, such as those in manufacturing fields.

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Workforce Competencies (info) (help)


Standard Title: INFORMATION MANAGERS (3.1) Florida students locate, comprehend, interpret, evaluate, maintain, and apply information, concepts, and ideas found in literature, the arts, symbols, recordings, video and other graphic displays, and computer files in order to perform tasks and/or for enjoyment. Standard Title: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS (3.2) Florida students communicate in English and other languages using information, concepts, prose, symbols, reports, audio and video recordings, speeches, graphic displays, and computer-based programs. Standard Title: NUMERIC PROBLEM SOLVERS (3.3) Florida students use numeric operations and concepts to describe, analyze, disaggregate, communicate, and synthesize numeric data, and to identify and solve problems. Standard Title: CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKERS (3.4) Florida students use creative thinking skills to generate new ideas, make the best decisions, recognize and solve problems through reasoning, interpret symbolic data, and develop efficient techniques for lifelong learning. Standard Title: ETHICAL AND RESPONSIBLE WORKERS (3.5) Florida students display responsibility, self-esteem, sociability, self-management, integrity, and healthy decision-making. Standard Title: RESOURCE MANAGERS (3.6) Florida students appropriately allocate time, money, materials, and other resources. Standard Title: SYSTEMS MANAGERS (3.7) Florida students integrate their knowledge and understanding of how social, organizational, informational, and technological systems work with their abilities to analyze trends, design and improve systems, and use and maintain appropriate technology. Standard Title: COOPERATIVE WORKERS (3.8) Florida students work cooperatively to successfully complete a project or activity. Standard Title: EFFECTIVE LEADERS (3.9) Florida students establish credibility with their colleagues through competence and integrity, and help their peers achieve their goals by communicating their feelings and ideas to justify or successfully negotiate a position, which advances goal attainment. Standard Title: CULTURALLY SENSITIVE LEADERS (3.10) Florida Students appreciate their own culture and the cultures of others, understand the concerns and perspectives of members of other ethnic and gender groups, reject the stereotype of themselves and others, and seek out and utilize the views of persons from diverse ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.
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"Pi" Day
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