Creative mathematics teachers will tell you that math is everywhere and science cannot be taught without math. When students are taken outdoors, they will find that math is everywhere. Many of the lessons in this chapter are for math patios, but some alternatives are listed that might work more easily in school yard settings. Each teacher’s situation is unique. But one of these alternative ideas will allow you to put the lessons in this chapter into action for your class and share the fun of learning on a math grid. The lessons can be used several ways—some to meet a math objective, while others can be used as an extension of science or social studies.
Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/1/2010Stock # PB272X_4