TASK 1 Print out the math vocabulary worksheet, and use the following links to find the definitions and complete the worksheet.
TASK 2 Pick only 5 of the math vocabulary words and create a math problem that applies to each term. You may use your math book as a reference. Math problems will be given to a classmate for them to solve. (directions are also explained on the worksheet)
Multimedia Math Glossary - Mathematical terms / grades 1-6 / by Harcourt School Publishers
The World of Math Online - Math.com
TASK 3 Go the the ThinkQuest math page and do the math problems. Be sure to write out your answers and turn them in.
Zero's Math Problems by: 2001 ThinkQuest Jr. Entry
TASK 4 Check out the math career sites and find a job that uses math that you did not know about. Describe this job in a short written essay. Information to look for: Job title, salary information, type of work, place of employment - areas of the country, education needed, etc.
Have you ever wondered what a mathematician working in industry or the government does all day?
Developed by: Marian Nelson, April 2003, PCSD
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