Real-World Calculus Teacher Resources
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Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Topic 4: Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Linear equations, coordinate planes, and systems of equations are covered in this extremely well-organized lesson plan. Composed of a series of mini-lessons, the instruction aims at explaining a different facet of solving systems of...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Home Runs, Statistics, and Probability
Baseball and statistics go hand-in-hand and knowing how to interpret, compare, and display this information is a key skill for any middle schooler. Using two sets of data, have young statisticians answer questions by constructing and...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Convergence" - Air Hockey
Learn how to use a matrix to organize data to solve a problem. This activity uses wins and losses to rank players for an air hockey tournament they wish to have. After practicing some basic matrix operations the class could do the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Vector and Parametric Models of Projectile Motion
High schoolers explore the vector model of projectile motion and then derive the parametric model from the vector model. Many formulas will be explored and used to solve a real-world situation. The class will be guided through solving a...
9th - 12th Math
The Law of Large Numbers and Probability
Learners investigate why theoretical probability doesn't always match reality. The activity involves using Python 2.7 (or Sage) to set up a Bernoulli Trial. It also involves setting up a spreadsheet to simulate the Birthday Paradox....
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed