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Mathematical modeling in soil science
Year:2015
Research Areas
  • Physics chemical and mathematical,
  • Natural sciences and health sciences,
  • Engineering
Information
Abstract
Teaching in context can be defined as teaching a mathematical idea or process by using a problem, situation, or data to enhance the teaching and learning process. The same problem or situation may be used many times, at different mathematical levels to teach different objectives. A common misconception exists that assigning/teaching applications is teaching in context. While both use problems, the difference is in timing, in purpose, and in student outcome. In this work, one problem situation is explored thoroughly at different levels of understanding and other ideas are suggested for classroom explorations. Some teachers, aware of the difficulties some students have with mathematical concepts, try to teach quantitative sciences without using mathematical tools. Such attempts are not usually successful. The answer is not in discarding the mathematics, but in finding ways to teach mathematically-based concepts to students who need them but who find them difficult. The computer is an ideal tool for this purpose. To this end, teachers of the Soil Science and Mathematics Departments of the UPM designed a common practice to teach to the students the role of soil on the carbon sequestration. The objective of this work is to explain the followed steps to the design of the practice.
International
Si
Congress
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015 [http://www.egu2015.eu]
970
Place
Vienna (Austria)
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
1607-7962
Start Date
12/04/2015
End Date
17/04/2015
From page
15886
To page
10368
Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol.17
Participants
  • Autor: Ana Maria Tarquis Alfonso (UPM)
  • Autor: Gabriel Gasco Guerrero (UPM)
  • Autor: Antonio Saa Requejo (UPM)
  • Autor: Ana Maria Mendez Lazaro (UPM)
  • Autor: Diego Andina De la Fuente (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Elena Sanchez Oreja (UPM)
  • Autor: Ruben Moratiel Yugueros (UPM)
  • Autor: Jose Manuel Antón (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Sistemas Complejos
  • Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Automatización en Señal y Comunicaciones (GASC)
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Geológica y Minera
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios Medioambientales (CEIGRAM). Centro Mixto UPM-AGROMUTUA-ENESA
  • Departamento: Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones
  • Departamento: Matemática Aplicada
  • Departamento: Producción Agraria
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