How Hot or Cold Does It REallu Feel
Students explore 3-D graphing with the TI-92 or TI-89. In this secondary mathematics lesson plan, students create 3-D graphs as they explore the formulas for calculating the heat index and wind chill .
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Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Box-and-Whisker Plots
The teacher demonstrates how to use a graphing calculator to create box-and-whisker plots and identify critical points. Small groups then create their own plots and analyze them and finish by comparing different sets of data using box...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Exponential Growth
How do you make a penny grow to $5,000 in just 15 days? Use the examples in this instructional activity to explore the concept of exponential growth and its comparison to linear models. Pupils come to understand that exponential growth...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 3: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Natural human interest in patterns and algebraic study of function notation are linked in this introductory unit on the properties of sequences. Once presented with a pattern or situation, the class works through how to justify...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Representing Inequalities Graphically
A new, improved version of the game Battleship? Learners graph linear inequalities on the coordinate plane, then participate in a game where they have to guess coordinate points based on the solution to a system of linear inequalities in...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed