Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
The Danger of Debt: Avoiding Financial Pitfalls
How can our perspectives of borrowing and returning influence the way we view credit? Pupils explore the concept of debt, how it impacts our ability to obtain credit, and finally the ways in which we can work to alleviate debt.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Perspectives on the Sun's Diameter
In this sun's diameter activity, students use a photograph taken by the SOHO satellite of the sun showing a change in diameter from one month to another. Students find the average diameter of the sun, they determine the percent change in...
8th - 10th Math
Mathematical Models with Applications: Two-Point Perspective Drawing
Students use interactive geometry exploration software (GES) to create a two-point perspective drawing. They explore basic geometry concepts in and geometric transformations of the model of a rectangular prism viewed from different...
6th - 12th Math