Let's say you're teaching a Grade 8 or Freshman level class. Algebra 1-ish. You've got some data here. x y 1 3 2 5 4 10 6 10 8 12 10 17 You want to show how data may be modeled as an equation. We could go about this two ways. We could follow some … Continue reading Accuracy vs. Understanding
Artifacts The following clips are cribbed from Nova: The Pluto Files in which Neil deGrasse Tyson sets up a model of the heavenly bodies of our solar system, comparing their sizes relative to the sun and each other. Not all of the clips were able to be chopped to give the appropriate bleep sound. So we … Continue reading If the sun is an 8 foot diameter balloon, what is Pluto?