# Discrete Mathematics Teacher Resources

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#### TeachEngineering: It's a Connected World - The Beauty of Network Science

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
A series of lessons and activities show scholars how engineers use graphs to understand large and complex systems. The first lesson provides the beginnings of graph theory by introducing set theory, graphs, and degree distributions of a...
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Lesson Planet Curated

#### Balanced Assessment: Advanced High School Math Packet

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Nineteen resources make up the Balanced Assessment: Advanced High School Math Packet designed to test learners' knowledge in Algebra II, Geometry, and Pre-Calculus classes. To demonstrate their understanding of concepts related to these...
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

#### Coloring Discrete Structures

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What's the least number of colors needed to color a U.S. map? The lesson begins by having pupils view a video clip on continuous and discrete phenomenon, then launches into an activity reminiscent of Zeno's paradox. A separate video and...
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TED-Ed

#### How the Königsberg Bridge Problem Changed Mathematics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
There is one bridge too many. A video presents the history of the Konigsberg Bridge problem. To solve the problem, Euler invented a new branch of mathematics—and graph theory was born. Using this new branch of mathematics, mathematicians...
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Exploratorium

#### Traveling Networks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Show your class the path to understanding graph theory. Scholars learn about basic graph theory using an activity based on the Bridges of Konigberg problem. They draw networks on the playground and decide whether it is possible to travel...
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TryEngineering

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Find the best path through town. The lesson teaches future computer programmers about networks and paths in graph theory. They develop a network of their towns to determine the most efficient path to visit each of their homes.
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TryEngineering

#### Networks

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Ever wonder how the Internet works? The lesson teaches scholars the basics of graph theory and how it applies to the Internet. They perform simulations to see how information is sent on the Internet.
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Curated OER

#### Lesson 10: Graphs

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore graph theory.  In this geometry instructional activity,  graphs are used to solve problems in a variety of domains.  In this instructional activity the term graph refers to a collection of vertices and edges used to...
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Curated OER

#### Paths and Circuits

For Teachers K - 8th
Students complete math puzzles. In this graph theory lesson, students look at an image and attempt to trace it without picking up their pencil or retracing their line. They see to count the nodes to find where to begin tracing.
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Curated OER

#### Graph Theory

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of graph theory. In this graph theory instructional activity, students participate in hands-on activities that enforce graph theory. Students manipulate graph applets on the internet. Students create a...
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TED-Ed

#### Can You Solve the River Crossing Riddle?

For Students 6th - 8th
Getting three wildebeest across a river should be no problem— but what happens when you add three lions to the mix? Watch a video that features a classic river-crossing puzzle with a crocodile twist. Viewers listen as the narrator...
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Curated OER

#### Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, using Pascal's triangle, find the number of items given each day in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas."
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Curated OER

#### Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze the data in a bar graph, pictograph, line graph, and a chart/table and draw conclusions based on the data. They discuss each type of graph, write questions for each graph, and analyze the data as a class.
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Curated OER

#### Application of Graph Theory

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners investigate different online tutorials as they study graphing. In this graphing lesson, students apply the concept of graphs cross curricular and use it to make predictions. They define the purpose and theories behind graphs.
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Computer Science Unplugged

#### The Poor Cartographer—Graph Coloring

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Color the town red. Demonstrate the concept of graph theory with a task that involves determining the least number of colors needed to color a map so that neighboring countries are not represented by the same color. Pupils make...
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Teach Engineering

#### Complex Networks and Graphs

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Show your class how engineers use graphs to understand large and complex systems. The resource provides the beginnings of graph theory by introducing the class to set theory, graphs, and degree distributions of a graph.
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Curated OER

#### Data Analysis, Probability, and Discrete Mathematics: Lesson 4

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the concepts of probability while performing data analysis. They apply statistical methods in order to measure or predict some possible outcomes. The information is collected and graphed, 8th graders analyze...
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Curated OER

#### Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars find the total cost of the items in the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas."
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Curated OER

#### Eulerian Paths and Circuits

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the concept of euler paths and circuits. In this euler paths and circuits lesson, students discuss the bridges of Königsberg problem. Learners discuss how to determine if an euler circuit exists. Students discuss the...
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#### The Map of Mathematics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How does all this math fit together? The resource creates a graphical view of the extent of mathematics. The map shows the pure and applied sides of studying mathematics and breaks them down into their many disciplines.
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Curated OER

#### A Tour of Jaffa

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Use the age-old Traveling Salesman Problem to introduce Hamilton circuits to your young travelers. Individuals then plan an efficient route to visit all the places they want to go.
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Balanced Assessment

#### Red Dots, Blue Dots

For Students 11th - 12th
Count the connections between dots. Young mathematicians come up with a method to determine the number of connections between pairs of dots. The assessment leads the class to determine the connections they can make when groups are...
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Code.org

#### One-way Functions – The WiFi Hotspot Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils attempt to solve the Wireless Hotspot Problem and learn why it is considered a computationally hard problem in the ninth instructional activity of the series on 12. They also learn about one-way functions and how the Wireless...
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Code.org

#### Hard Problems – Traveling Salesperson Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Even computers find this to be a hard problem. In the eighth installment of a 12-part unit, young computer scientists learn about the traveling salesperson problem. They formulate algorithms to solve the problem and find out why it is...