We found 125 resources with the concept problem solving techniques
How Could That Happen?—Getting into the Electoral College
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
It's possible to both win and lose a presidential election! Building on the data collected in the previous instructional activity of the series, learners analyze Electoral College data in the second of three installments. It becomes...
There Has to be a System for this Sweet Problem
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There's nothing sweeter than a challenging math problem! A well-designed lesson has scholars use systems of equations to determine the price of three different types of candy. An open-ended problem has the potential for many different...
ETS1A - Defining and Delimiting an Engineering Problem
8 mins K - 12th
Explore the meaning of an engineering problem-solving process. By defining specific world problems, the narrator emphasizes the importance of engineering in our world. He outlines the engineering process and connects the information to a...
Problem Solving Plan, Mental Math: The Perfect Lemonade 1
7th - 10th
Find the perfect amount of water for lemonade. Scholars solve the famous problem of measuring four liters of water using a three-liter container and a five-liter container. An interactive allows users to see each step of the solution.
Math Grade 7: Extended Performance Task Planning a Party
7th CCSS: Designed
Parties aren't all fun and games. Young mathematicians solve a variety of problems related to party planning. They use both provided and researched cost information to determine the best activities to meet given constraints.
You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
Using Quadratic Equations to Solve Problems: Construct a Soccer Field
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Build a soccer field through a little mathematical analysis. Individuals manipulate the dimensions of a soccer field as they drag points to new positions. The simulation shows the corresponding intercepts and area. As pupils explore the...
Inverse Variation Models: Speedometer for Inverse Variation Models
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Model inverse variation while solving a real-world problem. Young scholars use the interactive lesson to discover the pattern of inverse variation data. They then use that discovery to write and analyze an equation.
Modeling Motion: Rolling Cups
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Connect the size of a rolling cup to the size of circle it makes. Pupils view videos of cups of different sizes rolling in a circle. Using the videos and additional data, they attempt to determine a relationship between cup measurements...