Grace Hopper Models a Billionth

Published: 2019-05-02 04:51 |

Category: Science | Tags: abstraction, concrete, grade hopper, learning, methods, modeling, teaching

This is worth watching. When we're describing principles to students - especially concrete thinkers - modeling and finding concrete examples of abstract ideas is critical to develop understanding.

Taking it one step better, scaffold your students to help them come up with the analogy. Or, better yet, challenge them to find the lengths themselves and then create the model.

Related video: modeling the speed of sound vs light with a metronome.

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