Description

Overview

This website provides an interactive and visually powerful presentation covering the Leaving Certificate Maths topic Volumes and Areas. The material is provided in PowerPoint 2003 format with many animations to help students visualise the concepts required for this topic. All Leaving Certificate Paper Two Question One questions from 2006 to 2000 are covered. The full question, together with a step by step solution and the marking scheme will give students maximum understanding of the topic and level of difficulty of questions from the past seven years.

What you Need

Pentium processor based PC running Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP. For classroom presentations, a computer projector is also required. The presentation provides approximately four hours of study in its entirety, which is about five to six class periods.

Curriculum Addressed

Leaving Cert Ordinary Level Maths Areas and Volume.

Objectives

This project is suitable both for the teacher in the classroom, and the individual pupil working on his/her own. It utilises the multimedia capabilities of Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 in a way which will be easier for the teacher to teach and easier for the pupil to understand. Diagrams and graphics are of a high quality and are built up cumulatively, with each step explained along the way demonstrating how a conclusion was reached rather than just giving a static picture of the final work. This dynamic nature of the site makes it easier for the teacher (or pupil) to quickly go over the explanation again from scratch which should aid understanding. The more capable student will find this site useful; however the real value of this site is for the weak to average pupil. This category of student will benefit most from the clear, accurate and colourful diagrams which will aid understanding much more than a hard copy version of the work could achieve. The download file has Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer incorporated so that the user does not need to have Microsoft PowerPoint installed on their computer.

 

Author: Horst Punzet
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