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Learning Math: Measurement

Learning Math: Measurement, a video- and Web-based course for elementary and middle school teachers, examines some of the major ideas in measurement. You will explore procedures for measuring and learn about standard units in the metric and customary systems, the relationships among units, and the approximate nature of measurement. You will also examine how measurement can illuminate mathematical concepts such as irrational numbers, properties of circles, and area and volume formulas, and discover how other mathematical concepts can inform measurement tasks such as indirect measurement.nnThe course consists of 10 approximately two-and-a-half-hour sessions, each with a half hour of video programming, . . .

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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Video 7. Circles and Pi" Investigate the circumference and area of a circle. Examine what underlies the formulas for these measures, and learn how the features of the irrational number pi (π) affect both of these measures.. D
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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Video 7. Circles and Pi" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Video 8. Volume" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Video 7. Circles and Pi" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Video 8. Volume" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Video 9. Measurement Relationships" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Video 10. Classroom Case Studies, K" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Video 9. Measurement Relationships" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Video 10. Classroom Case Studies, K" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 29, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Video 11. Classroom Case Studies, 3" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 29, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Video 12. Classroom Case Studies, 6" (LEARN/CREATE)
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