Get a Half Life!
Eighth graders use M&M's to experiment with data. They use a graphing calculator to determine the best equation for their data; linear, quadratic or exponential. They analyze the data to find the half-life of their M&M's.
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Multiplying Fractions by Fractions
A four-page resource walks learners through the basics of multiplying fractions. The handout is very visual with many diagrams in various colors. By the end of the lesson, learners are given an opportunity to multiply whole numbers with...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Geometric Sequences - Bacterial Growth
Bring algebra to life with scientific applications. Math minded individuals calculate and graph the time it takes a bacterium to double. They discuss geometric sequences and use a chart to graph their findings. There are 38 questions all...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable