How Would You Spend a Million Dollars?
Students plan and organize a theme to spend one million dollars. They select a theme, research prices of items on the Internet, organize the information into a spreadsheet, write an introductory paragraph, and create a final project.
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Convert a Number in Exponential Form into Expanded Form?
A quick lesson on how to write an exponential expression in expanded form. All you have to do is write out the base number the identified number of times as represented by the power. This would be a great support to your lesson on...
3 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Use Unit Rates to Compare Rates?
Cupcakes, cupcakes, cupcakes! Where shall we buy some cupcakes? There are two stores selling cupcakes and we would like to know which one has the better deal. The instructor demonstrates how to find a unit rate for the cupcakes at each...
5 mins 6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Use an Equation to Find a Part of a Whole?
Watch the instructor change a percent into a decimal and multiply it by the original number to determine the percent. One idea would be to embed this video in a PowerPoint presentation, or assign it as homework with your flipped...
2 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable