Decimal System, Zero, and Pi
Students explore Indian contributions to mathematics. In this mathematics history lesson plan, students examine the decimal system, zero, and pi as contributions from the Indian culture.
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Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs
Graphing all kinds of situations in one and two variables is the focus of this detailed unit of daily lessons, teaching notes, and assessments. Learners start with piece-wise functions and work their way through setting up and solving...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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
What is Place Value for Whole Numbers?
Whole numbers are the natural numbers including zero. The instructor illustrates and explains place value. She draws a place value chart and then defines each term and what the numbers mean. She writes a number in standard form and then...
9 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable