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Title: Polynomial Functions and Mathematical Modeling
Url: http://www.ciese.org/pathways/rwlo/rwlos/1/Real%20World%20Learning%20...
Creator: McKay, Mercedes
Publisher: Real World Learning Objects (RWLO)
Stevens Institute of Technology
Description: Using this Real World Learning Object, students will use data collected from the Global Sun – Temperature Telecollaborative project to learn how “linear functions, quadratic functions and other high-order polynomials can be used to model relationships.” Over the course of the exercises included in the present learning object, “students will examine and evaluate a number of models created using archived data collected in this project and [t]hey will decide which model best fits the data based on a variety of criteria.” This is a useful resource for math and science teachers attempting to teach introductory mathematical modeling techniques.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Linear and multilinear algebra. Matrices
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Miscellaneous elementary topics, A-Z -- Polynomials
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Number theory -- Divisibility. Linear congruences. Factorization. Quadratic residues. Diophantine analysis
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Philosophy -- Mathematical logic -- Model theory
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Mathematics -- Algebra
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Linear equations
Mathematics -- Mathematical models
Mathematics -- Polynomial functions
Mathematics -- Quadratic function
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
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Format: html
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pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Stevens Institute of Technology
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-11-22 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-15 09:44:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 28
Resource URL Clicks: 2
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