Contraceptive Simulation at the Mid-Year Workshop

Danielle Basore

DSC_0257Yesterday was the 3Helix Mid-Year Workshop, where each fellow presented to a group of teachers and fellows a current or potential classroom lesson.  I chose to present an in progress simulation that I have been working on involving contraception methods.  The main focus of my research at RPI is contraception, and I have been looking for ways to work it into my 3Helix lessons.

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Number Line and Equation Handler

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Fellow Tian Gao with undergraduate student Sam Seifert demonstrated their  Number Line and Equation Handler software during the GK-12 Mid Year Workshop. Students use their hands to move numbers in an equation to solve for X. GK-12 teachers were very excited about the product and were anxious to help further develop the product in their classes.