#### Math Content Courses at Middlesex Community College

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MATH CONTENT COURSES
MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Getting Started…
2
Education Compacts
Mathematics
Workshops (2004)
Accuplacer cut off score
Topic outlines
Emphasis on Math
Content
Manipulatives
Carol Hay
Back at Middlesex…
3
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
“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…
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Elements I:
Problem
Elements II:
Solving
Sets
Whole
#’s
Numeration Systems
and bases
Integers
Rational #’s
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
Gelatin Cube Lab
Diffusion
Math
Surface Area of a Cube
Volume of a Cube
Surface Area/Volume
Ratio
Area of
Diffusion
Gelatin Cube
Carol Hay
Probability and Inheritance
10
Science
Plant Genetics
Alien Genetics
Math
Probability
Carol Hay
Know Your Trees
11
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