[IAEP] GPA Notes 7/23/09
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Mon Jul 27 16:55:29 EDT 2009
On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 5:55 AM, K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Friday 24 Jul 2009 7:08:05 am Anurag Goel wrote:
> > I feel most kids struggled with this because they had not learned too
> > about geometry, particularily concepts involving degrees and radii.
> > However, kids experimented with a lot of different values to better
> > increments. Some kids realized that if they input a really large number
> > they would get the same result as importing a really small number (ex: 12
> > and 732). As expected, the kids did not understand why that was.
> The circular movement is not about geometry but differential calculus.
> the movie clips on Talking Turtles in http://logothings.wikispaces.com,
The one with the yellow turtle?
> particular the first part of clip 2. 732 and 12 are numerical encodings of
> concept that they have to experience first using their own body movements.
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