Science - 2019-20

PH.2 a - Mathematical Statements

The student will investigate and understand how to analyze and interpret data. Key concepts include

a)  a description of a physical problem is translated into a mathematical statement in order to find a solution.

Bloom's Levels:  Analyze; Understand


Adopted: 2010

BIG IDEAS

  • I can determine how steep a roof must be so that snow is able to slide off.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

The concepts developed in this standard include the following:

  • Mathematics is a tool used to model and describe phenomena.
  • Physical phenomena or events can often be described in mathematical terms (as an equation or inequality).


ESSENTIALS

In order to meet this standard, it is expected that students will

a-b) recognize linear and nonlinear relationships from graphed data.

     where appropriate, draw a straight line through a set of experimental data points and determine the slope and/or area under the curve.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Dec 01, 2017