Mathematicians Teacher Resources
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Old Faithful Geyser
Such a creative way to teach and engage young mathematicians in learning about ratios! Mathematical calculations can be made, and a time frame can be calculated for the next eruption of Old Faithful (within 10 minutes) based on the duration of the previous eruption.
5th - 7th Math 30 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Alice in Fractalland
Take your class on a field trip to Fractalland where they'll learn all about number and shape patterns. Based on Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland, this resource takes young mathematicians on an adventure as they explore patterns in math including Pascal's Triangle, the Fibonacci Sequence, Mandelbrot's fractals and much more.
4th - 8th Math 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Adding and Subtracting Ten
Developing fluency with basic addition and subtraction is fundamental to the success of all young mathematicians. This four-day lesson series begins with learners using ten-frames and hundreds charts to recognize patterns when adding and subtracting ten.
K - 2nd Math 125 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Race to 20
And they're off! Working in pairs, young mathematicians roll dice to see who can fill in their double ten-frames first. When young scholars finally fill in their arrays, they create addition number sentences that represent their rolls, helping to reinforce the underlying math concepts.
K - 2nd Math 93 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Apple Farm Field Trip
Monitor the growth of young mathematicians with a comprehensive addition and subtraction assessment. Using the context of a class field trip to an apple orchard, this series of four story problems allows children to demonstrate their fluency with adding and subtracting two-digit numbers by implementing strategies of their own choosing.
1st - 3rd Math 164 Views 121 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The History of the Barometer (and How It Works)
What started out as a simple experiment about vacuums, turned into one of the most useful tools for predicting weather. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the invention of the barometer and the scientific principals that it is based on with this short instructional video.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Integers! It All Adds Up!
Young mathematicians add integers using a number line. They create a number line on their Ti-73 calculator. Furthermore, they will add integers on the number line using vectors and addition expressions. Finally, these mathematicians will evaluate real-world examples that compare the values of integers.
6th - 8th Math 15 Views 127 Downloads
Students investigate the contributions made by famous mathematicians. In this math and history lesson, students discuss what was discovered and why it is so important in that time period and this time period. The discuss their findings with their peers.
9th - 10th Math 4 Views 43 Downloads
Mathematicians Research Projects
Students research a famous mathematician and create a presentation of their research. In this famous mathematician research instructional activity, students decide on a famous mathematician that they would like to learn more about. They conduct research either in a group or individually, and choose from a list of projects to showcase their work.
4th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 49 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate the Maya's as mathematicians. In this Mayan math lessons, 5th graders work with the ancient Mayan numbering system by comparing it to the American Number System. They tell the differences and similarities between the two systems after watching a PowerPoint presentation.
5th Math 15 Views 59 Downloads
Fraction and Decimal Equivalency
Mathematicians make representations of fractional parts of a whole and learn that a decimal is another way to represent a fractional part. Understanding is extended by comparing and ordering fractions and decimals on a number line. This high-quality resoucre comes complete with student handouts.
3rd - 5th Math 146 Views 259 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Stick or Switch?
The vintage American game show Let's Make a Deal employed probability to keep viewers glued to their televisions. Add excitement to your classroom exploration of proportionality and probability with a game show of your own. Learners approaches range from guessing to coin flipping to computer simulations of multiple trials.
7th - 11th Math 10 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Mathematicus Dramaticus
The best part about this resource is that you've got four wonderful activities to choose from. Each of the projects can work together or on its own to help learners understand the history of math and how it can be seen every day. In activity one, they research a mathematician and report on how their discovery changed the way people think.
4th - 6th Math 6 Views 6 Downloads