Day V. Friday (June 6, 2003)

A. Participants engage in the 3-D Object Investigations

Participants should choose investigations that involve:

- Classifying 3-D objects according to their characteristics
- Solving problems about the volume and surface area of 3-D objects
- Graphically representing 3-D objects

- Choose from investigations focused on Cubes, Rectangular Solids, and Pyramids

- Cubes
- Rectangular Solids
- Pyramids

- Polyhedra
- Choose from Investigations focused on Cylinders, Spheres, and Cones

B. Participants focus on investigations focusing on Coordinate Geometry

Participants should choose investigations that involve:

- Determining whether lines are Parallel or Perpendicular
- Finding the length and midpoint of line segments
- Finding the distance between two points
Explore Coordinate Geometry Investigations

C. Participants focus on investigations focusing on Transformational Geometry

Participants should choose investigations that involve:

- Mapping rules, dilations, distortions, isometrics, symmetry, and tessellation
Explore Transformational Geometry Investigations

D. Journal

A. Participants add write-ups to their online portfolios

B. Each participant creates a technology-enhanced mathematical investigation for their own classroom

C. Participants add middle school lesson plan to their online portfoliosD. Journal

Additional Resources for Day V

- Dictionary Terms with Comprehension Activities
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