Flying High in Math
Seventh graders study how real airplanes fly and then they construct models of paper airplanes using design resources for the Internet and their own design. They use meaurement and caluculations in order to help them construct their airplanes.
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Graphing and Properties of Quadratic Functions
Summer projects are key to helping leaners stay proficient in math skills. Here is a project that reinforces Algebra II skills. Including five parts, the project explores graphing functions and quadratic equations such as the standard...
6th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel?
Hummingbirds consume their weight in nectar every day. The video explains their unusual flying abilities. From holding their bodies perfectly still while flapping their wings in mid air in order to get the nectar to shaking off water...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Math Behind Michael Jordan's Legendary Hang Time
As spectacular of an athlete as he was, even Michael Jordan can't beat gravity. Engage young scholars in exploring the science and math behind this hall-of-famer's amazing leaping ability, and see how things would be different on other...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Where Do Math Symbols Come From?
Why does the equal sign look that way? The resource explains the reason several of the math symbols look the way they do. Using a few specific examples, the video points out that some symbols are rooted in their meanings and others are...
5 mins 6th - 12th Math