TitleEarly algebra ideas involving two variables, Clip 4 of 18: Scientists and the nature of secrets
PublisherNew Brunswick, NJ: Robert B. Davis Institute for Learning, , c1993-10-01
DescriptionThe fourth of 18 clips from Early Algebra Ideas Involving Two Variables begins the second of two consecutive classroom sessions with the class of 6th grade students. Researcher Robert B. Davis opens the session with a whole-group discussion about what scientists do and the nature of scientific secrets. The group discusses when and how scientific secrets are discovered and then consider how recognizing secrets are a part of building powerful mathematical ideas. Jeff and Matt are featured during the discussion. Researchers Carolyn Maher, Alice Alston and Amy Martino are observing.
Student ParticipantsBrian (Kenilworth, student), Michael A. (Kenilworth, student), Jeff (student), Robert (student), Matt (student), Romina (student), Stephanie (student), Amy-Lynn (student), Michelle I. (student), Michelle R. (student), Ankur (student), Milin (student)
RightsThe video is protected by copyright. It is available for reviewing and use within the Video Mosaic Collaborative (VMC) portal. Please contact the Robert B. Davis Institute for Learning (RBDIL) for further information about the use of this video.
Type: Related publication
Label: Ed.D. dissertation references the footage that includes Early algebra ideas involving two variables, Clip 4 of 18: Scientists and the nature of secrets.
Author: Giordano, Patricia (Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey)
Name: Learning the concept of function: Guess my rule activities with Dr. Robert B. Davis
Reference: QA.G497 2008
Title: A51, Early algebra ideas involving two variables (student view), Grade 6, October 1, 1993, raw footage.
Title: A52, Early algebra ideas involving two variables (side view), Grade 6, October 1, 1993, raw footage.
Title: A53, Early algebra ideas involving two variables (classroom view), Grade 6, October 1, 1993, raw footage.