
05205821
j
2007d.00476
Mathews, Susann M.
Cornell, Kevin F.
Basista, Beth A.
Where is the moon tonight?
Math. Teach. Middle Sch. 11, No. 9, 467473 (2006).
2006
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
M53
astronomy
academic achievement
science education
integrated curriculum
learning activities
scientific concepts
misconceptions
elementary geometry
measurement
grade 5
lower secondary
Summary: This article describes the activities that fifthgrade students experienced when learning about the moon, its phases, and eclipses. It illustrates how mathematics and science can be integrated to enhance the learning of both. (Contains 3 figures.) (ERIC)