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What Do You Get When You Cross a Math Professor and a Body Builder?

Bridget Arvold, Gina Stone, Lynn Carter 

March 2003, Volume 9, Issue 7, Page 408

Abstract:
In this story of a teacher-designed activity called Garage Math, fifth-grade students broadened their understanding of how mathematics is used in the real world and strengthened their mathematical skills as they assumed the roles of construction workers.

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