Introduction to Fractals: Infinity, Self-Similarity and Recursion
Learners think about several of the concepts from fractals, including recursion and self similarity. They use mathematical concepts of line segments, perimeter, area and infinity are used, and skill at pattern recognition is practiced.
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Modeling Motion: Rolling Cups
Connect the size of a rolling cup to the size of circle it makes. Pupils view videos of cups of different sizes rolling in a circle. Using the videos and additional data, they attempt to determine a relationship between cup measurements...
1 min 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
An Introduction to Transformations
Use geometry to transform learning! This introduction to transformations has pupils use patty paper and rubber bands to create rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations. Individuals learn the vocabulary and notation related to...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Calculus
This heady calculus text covers the subjects of differential and integral calculus with rigorous detail, culminating in a chapter of physics and engineering applications. A particular emphasis on classic proof meshes with modern graphs,...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Solving Linear Systems
Word problems offer class members an opportunity to learn the concept of solving linear systems using graphs. Individuals choose a problem based upon preferences, break into groups to discuss solution methods and whether there is...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fractals and the Art of Roughness
Roughness is everywhere, contributing to the incredible complexity of the world around us. This complexity, however, is not without it's own unique sense of order. Join world-renown mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot as he looks at numerous...
17 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable