Do you have a student struggling in Math? Want to try something different? How about some awesome books that feature lessons in Probability, Geometric Principles, Investigations into Proof, Properties, Perimeter and Area while solving everyday problems like Building a fish rack, Sewing a parka or counting fish? Library Media Services has recently acquired three books that offer challenging relevant activities to solve everyday mathematical mysteries. Check ‘em out! These items are available at http://destiny.k12northstar.org. in the LMS Books and ELL material catalog.
Salmon fishing: Investigations into Probability (gr. 6/7).
Patterns and Parkas: Investigating Geometric Principles, Shapes, Patterns, and Measurement (gr.2)
Building a Fish Rack: Investigations into Proof, Properties, Perimeter and Area. (gr.6)
These books are part of a series: Math in a Cultural Context: Lessons Learned from Yupik Eskimo Elders. m.a