Students examine the relationship between two and three dimensional object by manipulating shadows of a cube. Students are challenged to make a permanent shadow of a their cube using sunlight and blueprint paper.
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Existence and Uniqueness of Square Roots and Cube Roots
Teach cube roots by building on an understanding of square roots. The third installment of a 25-part series asks learners to solve simple quadratic and cubic equations using roots. Scholars compare square roots and cube roots throughout...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
In this roots and the Pythagorean Theorem activity, learners solve 15 different types of problems related to square roots and applying the Pythagorean Theorem. They first determine the square root of each number and then, the cube root....
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Conducting a Simulation to Estimate the Probability of an Event
How can you complete a simulation when it is not practical to determine the probability of an event? Class members learn that in some situations, it is not feasible to find the probability of an event, but they can estimate it by running...
7th Math CCSS: Designed