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Title: Discrete Math
Url: http://gis.lanecc.edu/modules/ArcIMS/descrete_math
Creator: Martinek, Angela
Songer, Lynn
Publisher: Lane Community College (Eugene, Or.)
Description: In this activity, developed by the Lane Community College MAPS GIS Program, students "use logical connectors in searching a database to understand how quickly the search narrows by adding connectors. They will translate a search in to logic notation and sketch a digital circuit. Finally, they will break a story into logical statements to arrive at a solution." By the end of the lesson, students will be able to use logical connectors in searching a database, understand how quickly the search narrows by adding connectors, translate a search in to logic notation, translate a search to a digital circuit, break a story into logical statements to arrive at a solution. On the site, visitors will find a link to the student activity, some introductory material about GIS and the web-based viewer used in this lesson, and a link to the data needed to complete it. This is an excellent activity for high school or early undergraduate students for hands-on work with GIS and the mathematics and computer science behind it.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Mathematics. Quantitative methods
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Databases
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Logic, Computer
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Social studies -- Technology
Key Concept: Computer science -- Conditional logic
Computer science -- Databases
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Mathematics -- Logic
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-11 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-30 13:18:17 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
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Resource URL Clicks: 13
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