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The Arithmetick of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery

William Jamski 

May 2004, Volume 9, Issue 9, Page 471

Abstract:
Some of the mathematical issues faced by the Lewis and Clark Expedition, with questions to be answered by students. Mathematics, Social Studies, and other subject areas are integrated, and solutions are provided to the questions asked.

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Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
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Communication
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
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Curriculum
Teacher
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Modeling
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Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Perimeter / Circumference
Skill and Fluency
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Representation
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Time / Money