Pure Mathematics Teacher Resources
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A Plea for Pure Mathematics
High schoolers explore the concept of GCD and LCM. In this GCD and LCM lesson, students use a CAS program on their graphing calculator to determine the LCD and GCD of polynomials and large numbers. High schoolers use the GCD function to determine the GCD of various fractions such as 3/4 and 17/3.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Deal Me In
Middle schoolers study the components of a deck of cards and conduct an initial experiment in the probability of drawing various types of cards from a deck. They play two rounds of poker to discover the probability of drawing several card scenarios.
6th - 8th Math 7 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars examine the needs of their community for public space and determine the solutions to math problems related to planning landscape designs. They read and discuss an article from the New York Times, create their own designs for a community space in small groups, and present their plans to the class.
6th - 12th Math 9 Views 47 Downloads
Stories That Really Add Up
Students, in groups, develop math lessons for younger students that each stems from a popular student story. Group members individually develop lessons for other subject areas based on their group's story, creating interdisciplinary units.
6th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 122 Downloads
Here Comes The… Bill
Students share opinions about importance of milestone events they might host or attend. They then prepare estimated budgets for parties based on established budget totals, and compare their estimates against the real costs.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 45 Downloads
Jazz and Math: Improvisation Permutations
Students explore the various rhythmic combinations in jazz and blues music. They watch a video segment, apply a mathematical formula to calculate the number of possible rhythmic combinations, and perform a combination of notes and rhythm on a keyboard.
5th - 12th Math 16 Views 122 Downloads
All About Aid
Begin this lesson by estimating the cost of a college education and comparing it to actual data. After reading an article, high school seniors discuss the processes of the college loan corporations. They listen to a lecture about how to wade through all of the information and work together to create a brochure to help other students.
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 66 Downloads
Running of the Bulls
Students examine what might be in store for Wall Street following the NASDAQ's 547.57 point plunge on Tuesday, April 4, 2000. They evaluate how they might manage a heavily laden high-tech portfolio before deciding how to invest in the market.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Difference of Equations
For this difference of equations worksheet, students solve and complete 49 various types of problems. First, they obtain the solution of any linear homogeneous second order difference equation. Then, students apply the method of solution to contextual problems.
11th - 12th Math 6 Views 44 Downloads
Students explore what a proof is, how and why mathematicians create them and compose essays on how reason and logic are employed in the workplace. They explore whether any three lines can make a triangle and attempt to verify Goldbach's conjecture.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Proving (a Theorem) and Disproving (a Theory)
As a cross-curricular lesson, your class examines the issues of gender discrimination, careers, and gender roles. They read and discuss an article, prepare a proof of the Pythagorean theorem as a class, and develop a creative representation of Pythagoras' ideas.
7th - 12th Math 9 Views 81 Downloads
It's About Time!
Students examine the potentials, both positive and negative, of adapting an international 'Internet time' system. They create and solve word problems that require them to translate between the current time system and Internet time.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 23 Downloads