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How Fighter Pilots Use Math
  • Authored by: Mary Hense; Math Curriculum Consultant: Rhea A. Stewart, M.A., Specialist in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
  • From the Series: Math in the Real World
  • Trim Size: 7 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604136057
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-605-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $28.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea Clubhouse
  • Published: 10/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 629
  • Reading Level: Grades 3-5
  • Pages: 32

Summary

When fighter pilots get into the cockpit, they come face-to-face with practical math. How Fighter Pilots Use Math demonstrates how math allows pilots to judge speed, attain altitude, and maintain safety, all while soaring to new heights.

Concepts and skills emphasized include:

  • Number Sense and Operations
  • Problem Solving
  • Estimation
  • Measurement
  • Data Analysis
  • Algebraic Thinking
  • Geometry and Spatial Sense.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Mary Hense always loved planes and spaceships. From her backyard in Florida, she watches rockets take off from the Kennedy Space Center more than 60 miles away

Reviews and Awards

"...high-interest...Math concepts...are explained clearly with examples...useful for reports, and handy for sneaking in some curriculum with engaging, popular topics."


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