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Web quest final

1. 1. Student Page [Teacher Page] “When am I ever going to use this?” A WebQuest for 9-12th Grade (Mathematics) Title Introduction Designed by Task Sheryl Powell Process sheryl444@windstream.net Evaluation Conclusion 1* Credits Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
2. 2. Student Page [Teacher Page] Introduction Title How many times as a student have you been sitting in math Introduction class and thought to yourself, ‘When am I ever going to use Task this?’ The teacher is spitting out facts and formulas at you Process and you cannot see how any of it will apply to you later in life. You may say that your future career has nothing to do Evaluation with math because you want to be a police officer, chef, Conclusion professional athlete, etc. In actuality no matter what your future career or life situation is you will have to use mathematics in your life. 2* DON’T PANIC! Credits
3. 3. Student Page [Teacher Page] The Task Title In this WebQuest you will explore how mathematics Introduction are used in daily life outside of the classroom setting. Task Process Either individually or in groups of two you need to gather information about real life situations in which Evaluation math is used in some fashion. Conclusion 5* 3* 4* Then you or your group will share this information in an oral presentation to the class. Credits
4. 4. Student Page [Teacher Page] The Process Title Either individually or with your partner, you need to gather information about how math is used in the real world. Check out these links: Introduction Task Math in Daily Life: http://www.learner.org/interactives/dailymath/ Process Careers in Mathematics: Evaluation http://www.maa.org/careers/ Conclusion Math Applications: http://library.thinkquest.org/4116/ Where You Will Use Math: http://www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/why_need_square_roots.php You or your group will then present the information you gathered to the class in an oral presentation. Make sure you address: •Why is learning mathematics important? •What careers use mathematics? •How math can be used besides in one’s career? Basically, you need to tell your peers why learning mathematics is not a waste of their time in school and that is provides valuable tools for later in life. Credits