Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Managing Returns in a Catalog Distribution Center
Joyce Gates, Julie Stuart, Winston Bonawi-tan, Sarah Loehr
September 2004, Volume 98, Issue 2, Page 118
An activity about a returns disposition problem at a catalog distribution center focused on teaching data collection and representation, algebraic patterns, and logic. This activity introduces students to typical material-handling operations in a catalog distribution center.
Activities are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Activities is a regular feature of Mathematics Teacher and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.