InterMath  Workshop Support  

The purpose of this course is for teachers to:
Develop mathematical content knowledge
Explore mathematical investigations using technology
Become more technology proficient
Align mathematical investigations with Georgia Performance Standards
The participants in this course will be expected to:
Complete 5 writeups and align work with the GPS’s
Complete 5 writeups that align to given GPS’s
Complete 2 lesson plans aligning with GPS’s
Week 1 Number Concept – Integers
Introduction to InterMath
Discussion of GPS's
Group investigations
How Old are Three Daughters?
McNugget NumbersIntroduction to Excel
Discussion of writeup and Individual Investigations
Planning Cruises
The Frog Race
Locker Counting
Week 2 Number Concept – Integers
Group investigations
Want to be a Millionaire?
Square Root PatternsDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
More on Excel
Individual investigations
Double Exponents & Same Base Multiples & Exponents
Irrational to Rational
The Last DigitWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 3 Number Concept – Rational Numbers
Group investigations
Creating Integers
The Salesman and the EggsDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
More on Excel
Individual investigations
Ordering Fractions
Fractional Parts
Johnny's Rule
Buying PollywogsWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 4 Algebra – Patterns
Group investigations
Arranging Toothpicks
Pascal's PatternsDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual investigation of problem found by participants that should elicit discussion of given GPS’s
Consecutive Odds and Evens
Going Fishing
TriSquare TriosWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 5 Algebra – Patterns
Group investigations
Theater Seating
Gretel's GoldfishDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual investigations
Hot Air Balloons
Counting Stones
Squares on a Checkerboard
Hypatia's TriumphWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 6 Algebra – Functions
Group investigations
Modifying the Slope and YIntercept
Triangle from a LineIntroduction to Graphing Calculator
Discussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual investigations
Multiple Inequalities
Burglar Alarm
Counting CoinsWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 7 Algebra – Functions
Group investigations
Intersecting Functions
Composite FunctionsReview of Graphing Calculator
Discussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual investigations
Multiple Solutions
Bouncing Ball
Supper with Skiing
Using Roots to Generate an EquationWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 8 Algebra – Graphing
Group investigations
Comparing Lines
Intersecting GraphsReview of Graphing Calculator
Discussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual investigations
Coefficients that Effect the Graph
Temperature Comparisons
Solving Graphically
XIntercept TransformationWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 9 Geometry – Points, Lines, and Planes
Group Investigations
All Swimmed Out
Sum of Exterior AnglesIntroduction to Geometer’s Sketchpad
Discussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Intersecting Chords
Constructing Quadrilaterals
Intersecting CirclesWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 10 Geometry – Circles
Group Investigations
Maximal Volume of a Cone
Angles in a CircleDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Tangent Along the Diameter
NSided Circle
Changes in the CircumferenceWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 11 Geometry – Triangles
Group Investigations
Triangle Inside a Rectangle
Half as Much May be RightDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Classified Information
Capture the Flag
Casting ShadowsWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 12 Geometry – Quadrilaterals
Group Investigations
Discussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Mystery Quadrilaterals
Water Stop
Minimum PerimeterWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 13 Geometry – Polygons
Group Investigations
Tessellation RestrictionsDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Apothem and Area
Symmetry Lines
Pentagram TrianglesWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 14 Data Analysis – Probability
Group Investigations
Adding Marbles
Rolling DieDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Increasing Your Chances
One Probability
Varying ProbabilitiesWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.
Week 15 Data Analysis  Statistics
Group Investigations
Ten Apart and Introducing OutliersDiscussion of GPS’s and writeup
Individual Investigations
Computer Usage
Transformations of Data
Favorite DessertWriteup to include GPS’s that could come up in class discussion and how they could come out.