## Friday, February 26, 2010

### Chapter 3: Estimation and Approximation

An introductory lesson on Approximation.
Refer to the link and identify the difference/s between approximation and estimation.
source: http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/maths/approximations.html
after that view the following videos:

### resource: SARS

the article for inspiration and watch the documentary on SARS.
picture source: wpro.who.int

### resource: Save the sharks

You would like to read the article for inspiration and watch the video.
source of picture: seagrant.mit.edu

### Resource: Tipping in Singapore

You would like to

### Resource: NEWater – the Singapore Story

For Task 1: You would like to watch the video for inspiration.

## Thursday, February 25, 2010

### Save Planet Earth

For Task 1: You would like to watch the video for inspiration.

### Estimation in the Real World

project done by Jun Hong 1-09 on Tipping !
project done by Stacey 1-09 on SARS

project done by Si Yuan 1-09 on SARS

project done by Jonan 1-09 on Environmental Awareness

project done by Michelle 1-09 on NEWater

project done by Hardy 1-09 on Tipping in Singapore
This is an introductory exercise on Estimation and Approximation

Objective: to create awareness on the use of estimation and approximation in the real world.

• Individually complete the following task assign to you
• Find information relevant to the given issue presented
• Present your findings in a simple, 1 page presentation (you may use any media/form)

Key to note:
The presentation should show the following:
• estimated value/s
• the assumption/s that you have made
• your brief reflection on the seriousness of the issue presented.

ISSUE 1

Environmental Awareness : Minimise usage of paper and save the earth!

ISSUE 2

NEWater – the Singapore Story

ISSUE 3