#### Transcript Math Content Courses at Middlesex Community College

```MATH CONTENT COURSES
MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Getting Started…
2
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Education Compacts
Mathematics
Workshops (2004)
Accuplacer cut off score
 Topic outlines
 Emphasis on Math
Content
 Manipulatives

Carol Hay
Back at Middlesex…
3
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We divided the topics into two 3-credit courses
called Elements of Math I and Elements of Math II.
These courses are non-sequential.
The Education department changed their programs
to require both these courses for the Elementary
majors as well as the Early Childhood majors
Carol Hay
Text
4
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“A Problem Solving
Approach to Mathematics
for Elementary School
Teachers” by Billsttein,
Libeskind and Lott, 9th
edition.
Maniplatives Kit bundled
with text
Activities Manual
Carol Hay
Topics…
5
Elements I:
 Problem
Elements II:
Solving
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 Sets
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 Whole
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#’s
 Numeration Systems
and bases
 Integers
 Rational #’s
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2 and 3-D Shapes
Measurement
Similar Triangles
Motion Geometry
Probability & Stats
Carol Hay
Final Project—Elements I
6
Students develop
their own
Number System
Carol Hay
Final project—Elements II
7
Design A Better
Cereal Box
Carol Hay
Latest Developments…
8
MAC^3 Intitative
Math Across the Community College Curriculum
Carol Hay
Does Cell Size Count?
9
Science
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Gelatin Cube Lab
Diffusion
Math
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Surface Area of a Cube
Volume of a Cube
Surface Area/Volume
Ratio
Area of
Diffusion
Gelatin Cube
Carol Hay
Probability and Inheritance
10
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Science
Plant Genetics
Alien Genetics
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Math
Probability
Carol Hay
11
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Science
Dichotomous Key
Plant Identification
Leaf Size
Variation by Location
and Species
Math
 Area using Lattices
 Pick’s Theorem
Pick's Theorem: An
Interactive Activity
 Descriptive Statistics
 Normal Distribution
Carol Hay
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