Industrial Measurement: Using the Industrial Ruler
Students accurately measure several common objects using the industrial ruler. They work individually to analyze whether given objects would meet the correct specifications required for a particular manufactured product.
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Now You SeeIt, Now You Don't: Using SeeIt to Compare Stacked Dotplots to Boxplots
How does your data stack up? A hands-on activity asks pupils to collect a set of data by measuring their right-hand reach. Your classes then analyze their data using a free online software program and make conclusions as to the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Mathematics of Convection: Nature's Model for Energy Production
High schoolers conduct a series of experiments to investigate density, buoyancy and climate. In this math instructional activity, pupils design and build a hot air balloon to demonstrate convection. They research and write a paper about...
9th - 12th Math
Industrial Measurement: Using Micrometers in the Workplace
Young scholars accurately measure several common objects for thickness using micrometer calipers. They work individually to analyze whether given objects would meet the correct specifications required for a particular manufactured product.
11th - Higher Ed Math