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Flipped Math

#### Calculus AB/BC - Estimating Derivatives of a Function at a Point

For Students 10th - 12th
It seems like it should be about three. Pupils learn to get an estimate of the derivative of a function at a point by using the derivative functionality of their graphing calculators. They take that information to determine the equation...
Interactive
Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Estimate Whole Numbers

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Watch animated slides as RJ explains how to round numbers to the nearest ten and thousand. Viewers then get a chance to try it themselves.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Expert Estimators

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A rich and well-designed lesson on estimation is here for you. The lesson utilizes a video; ITV Series: The Eddie Files 'Estimation: Going to the Dogs,' along with many websites. Several fantastic learning activities are...
Worksheet
Math Mammoth

#### Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Practice Estimating!

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Bring math home with this interative estimating worksheet! Scholars make educated guesses about the number of six household items: crayons in a crayon box, keys on a key ring, coins in a piggy bank, trees in the yard, pictures on the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Mystery Jars

For Teachers K - 4th
Youngsters discover ways to estimate. They will use two jars with large and small items and estimate the number of items. Then record their estimate and explain why they answered the way they did. They try this experiment with different...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Book Title: Great Estimations

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Explore estimation with your math class. They will estimate how many Cheerios are in a box. Then count and group 50 Cheerios on a twist tie and attach groups to represent hundreds. They then discuss and practice skip counting and revise...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Explorations in Estimation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Experimenting with two different techniques, oung mathematicians estimate how many little things fit into a bigger thing. They watch and discuss a short video, conduct the two estimates, one by weight and one by volume, and record the...
PPT
Curated OER

#### This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Being able to estimate, understanding place value and fractions, and solving word problems are all important skills in math. This PowerPoint is a Jeopardy-style game where young mathematicians utilize all of these skills in order to win...
Activity
Gfletchy

#### Geared Up

For Students 6th Standards
Get the class's gears turning! Pupils first watch a video that introduces the situation: Given three gears, how many turns will it take for the dots shown on the gears to line up? They count the number of spurs on each gear, then use the...
Activity
Gfletchy

#### The Clapper

For Students 6th Standards
Give a round of applause for completing the task. Scholars watch a video that shows an extremely fast clapper and a timer. The activity requires applying concepts of rates and proportional reasoning to estimate the number of claps in one...
Activity
Gfletchy

#### Rope Jumper

For Students 6th Standards
Jump at the chance to use the idea of rates. Young mathematicians watch part of a clip of a Japanese TV show where a contestant jumps rope as fast as possible. They use the data for the number of jumps and the number of seconds shown in...
Activity
Gfletchy

#### Thumbs on Fire

For Students 7th Standards
How fast are those thumbs? Pupils view a short video showing a person typing out a text message in a speed challenge. They use the information they can glean from the video to estimate the number of seconds it will take to completely...
Activity
Gfletchy

#### Fill ‘er Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Drink in a lesson on volume. Individuals first view a video clip where a conical cup is used to pour water into a water cooler jug. Using provided dimensions of the cup and the jug, they estimate the number of cups required to fill the...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### The Candy Bowl Revisited

For Students 2nd Standards
Time for more candy! Learners view a video of a candy bowl where some of the candy is removed and more placed back. Scholars come up with questions about the scenario to answer and request additional information from the teacher. At the...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### The Candy Bowl

For Students 2nd Standards
Wonder how many pieces of candy a teacher can eat. Pupils watch a video of candy in a bowl as some candy is removed to be eaten and others are added. Learners devise questions about the situation along with estimated solutions. Scholars...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### Penny Cube

For Students 5th Standards
Use volume to count your change. Pupils watch as a cube is filled with stacks of pennies and make an estimate on how many pennies are in the cube. The teacher provides additional information to the class members about the size of the...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### Sweet Tart Hearts Revisited

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Use fractions to estimate candy counts. After watching a video of emptying a bag of candies into a glass, individuals estimate the number of candies of each color. The teacher provides the class with additional information to help answer...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### Sweet Tart Hearts

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Take your best educated guess. After being presented with a video of a glass of candies, class members estimate the number of each color of candies. Pupils view a graphic showing more information on the fraction of candies before...
Assessment
Bowland

#### Hot Under the Collar

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It is close enough for all practical purposes. Pupils see two methods to convert degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit, one with exact numbers and another using estimation. Learners review both methods and determine when the estimation...
Assessment
Bowland

#### Counting Trees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's find a way to determine how many there are. Given a diagram of trees on a plantation, pupils devise a way to estimate the number of old and new trees. Using their methods, learners create estimates for the number of the two types...
Activity
US Department of Commerce

#### Diversity: Languages Spoken in the United States

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
High schoolers begin a discussion on diversity and determine the percent of the population that speak another language at home in the US. Classmates make a prediction of the percentage of people that speak another language at home in...
eBook
CK-12 Foundation

#### CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...