Don't Go Broke
Students develop a plan to budget their money. They also learn how taxes affect the money they earn, how much they really have, they track where it goes, and figure out a plan for what is left.
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Scientific Notation 3
Sal uses a TI-85 graphing calculator to demonstrate how to check his work while he solves a complex word problem where he must use scientific notation to express his answer. This would be a very useful video for an SAT prep or cumulative...
6 mins 7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Music and Math: The Genius of Beethoven
Math will resonate with your young artists and musicians when they learn that a mathematical formula describes a musical sound that is pleasing to our ears. Beethoven uses the certainty of mathematics to convey emotion and creativity. In...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ponzi? An April Fool's Day History and Economics Lesson Plan
Students explore the concept of a Ponzi Scheme. For this economics lesson, students invest in a product called Thin-Cups. Students invest money in this product over the course of a couple weeks. Students discover how a Ponzi Scheme works...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
The Math in the Design and Building of Bridges
Research various types of bridge designs. Your class will be asked to consider what it would be like without bridges while learning about how they work. They will construct a model bridge based on given parameters. They then calculate...
7th - 11th Math