Geometry in the Real World
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Eighth graders complete a unit of lessons on basic geometry concepts. They participate in a variety of activities, culminating in a project that involves publishing a booklet or a poster that presents the major geometry concepts from the unit.
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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
Relating Volume in 3D Objects with Ten Problems
A fabulous four-page assignment explores volume formulae for rectangular prisms, cylinders, cones, and pyramids. Pupils apply the formulas to solve problems, match diagrams to values, and address real-world scenarios. A detailed answer...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Strike a Pose: Modeling in the Real World (There's Nothing to It!)
Adjust this lesson plan to fit either beginning or more advanced learners. Build a scatter plot, determine appropriate model (linear, quadratic, exponential), and then extend to evaluate the model with residuals. This problem uses...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Graphs and Tables to Represent Real World Situations and Solve Problems
There may be a right answer, but there isn't one right way to solve the problem. This video goes through a word problem and solves it in three ways: algebraically, numerically, and graphically. Go step by step as the narrator explains...
5 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Proofs into Practice: The Pythagorean Theorem in the Real World
As an introduction to the lesson, learners verify the Pythagorean theorem with a hands-on proof. Then, pupils use the theorem to determine whether three side lengths could form a right triangle and choose one of two real-life situations...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed