Fabulous Fibonacci and His Nifty Numbers
Fibonacci numbers are not only found in the classroom but also in nature. Explore the concept of Fibonacci numbers through a series of lessons designed to gain insight into the mathematical reasoning behind the number pattern, and spark...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understand Repeating Patterns
Further develop your class's understanding of patterns using the second video of this nine-part series. First introduce the key vocabulary words pattern, core, and step, using shape patterns to explain the meaning of each. Then apply...
5 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Using a Table to Find the Rule for a Geometric Triangle Pattern
Continue building pattern recognition skills with the sixth video in this nine-part series. Looking at different arrangements of triangles, tables are used to identify and extend patterns. Teach young mathematicians that when working...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed