How Big is it?
Students review the units of the metric system, convert from the US system of units of measure to the metric system, and estimate measures before converting between the two systems of measurement.
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Basketball—It's a Tall Man's Sport, or Is It?
Does height make a difference with scoring? Using data of NBA players, pupils make a scatter plot of height and free throw percentage. They use technology to find a regression line and to calculate the correlation coefficient before...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Why Is It Called a Square Root?
Take a radical look at square roots. The presentation examines square roots as the lengths of the sides of a square with a given area on the coordinate plane. Using this method, it is clear why the square root of a number can be positive...
3 mins 7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Is It or Isn't It Proportional
How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed