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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Trigonometry through a Ferris Wheel

Gail Kaplan 

September 2008, Volume 102, Issue 2, Page 138

Abstract:

An activity about building a Ferris Wheel focused on teaching Trigonometry. 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.

 

Keywords:
Trig Functions
Article
Grades 9-12
Regression
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Student Work