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Title: Bug Zapper Classroom Activity
Url: http://www.mathmachines.net/Activities/shoot_the_monster/index.htm
Creator: Chaney, Robert
Publisher: Math Machines
Sinclair Community College
Description: In this lesson from Math Machines, students will "use trigonometry to automate the calculator-controlled Pointer to shoot a laser at a bug target." The activity will allow students the chance to practice constructing functions.
A participant handout (including worksheet) and facilitator notes are made available for download in DOC file format. Links to calculator programs are also included.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Special teaching methods and aids -- Other methods, A-Z -- Calculators
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Computer science -- Robotics
Mathematics -- Real-world applications
Mechanical engineering -- Machine design
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Software
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Worksheets
Format: doc
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-10-12 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-05-01 11:06:03 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 61
Resource URL Clicks: 15
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