Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Chapter 3: Approximation & Estimation (TASK) Knowing Singapore

You have been appointed as the Ambassador of Singapore. The Tourist Promotion Board has invited you to create "At-A-Glance" Fact Sheets for visitors to our Country.
This is an individual task. (Graded Task}



A. TASK
You are going to create a 'FACT SHEET' for one of the following key issues:
(assignment of topic will be based on Index Number, i.e. Index #1 will do 1. Singapore at a Glance)
  1. Singapore at a Glance
  2. Transportation in Singapore
  3. Education in Singapore
  4. National Holidays and Festivals
  5. Singapore Health Care Services: Hospital Care Services
  6. Public Utilities Board: Water for All
  7. Event: National Day Parade
  8. Event: Singapore Chingay
  9. Event: Singapore Arts Festival
  10. Event: F1 Formula Singapore Grand Prix 
  11. Event: Singapore Chingay
  12. Attraction: The Singapore Flyer
  13. Attraction: The Singapore Zoo
  14. Attraction: The Esplanade
  15. Attraction: Singapore Changi Airport
  16. Attraction: National Museum of Singapore
  17. Attraction: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
  18. Attraction: Universal Studio, Singapore
  19. Attraction: The ArtScience Museum
  20. Attraction: Jurong Bird Park
  21. Attraction: Marina Bay 
  22. Attraction: Pulau Ubin
  23. Attraction: Sentosa 
Instructions to complete the task:
  1. Click at the hyperlink (above) related to the topic that you have been assigned to.
  2. Identify at least 4 pieces of quantitative information, amongst them 2 must be exact while 2 are estimated figures.
  3. Organise the information in a keynote slide. (not more than one slide)
  4. Include relevant images to bring out the 'flavour' of the topic that you are assigned to.
  5. Save the slide as an image: FILE > EXPORT > select IMAGES > Next... to save on the desktop.
  6. Submit your image as a post in the Class Maths Blog (as a co-author)
  7. Title of the Post: Chap 3: Approximation & Estimation - TOPIC (by Your Name)
  8. Remember to cite the website which you make reference to. 
  9. Add the label "Approximation, Estimation"
To be submitted in by the end of the following day 2359h.


B. GRADING CRITERIA
  1. Content: 6marks                                                                                                                           (Use of Mathematics - Approximation and Estimation (2m) &                                                                Context reference to Singapore(2m))
  2. Presentation: 4 marks                                                                                                                (Layout - easy to read, effective use of Font, Font Size, colours, Visual images) (2m)
  3. Title, Label (2m)
C. REFERENCES
  1. Criteria for Poster Design: http://www.the-networktufh.org/conference/sitemanager/images/PosterDesign.pdf
  2. Tip for Poster Design (Mathematics) http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/infolit/poster2a.htm

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There is an example:

Key information in the FACT SHEET
  • 42% of women and 55% of men are approximated figures
  • 11 million is an approximated figure
  • 20 sports & recreation centres is an exact figure
  • 24 swimming complexes is an exact figure
Source:

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