Introduction to Measurement
Student observes and measures the variability in the length of the forearm and the length of the foot and to test a common belief that the length of the foot is equal to the length of the forearm.
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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
Solving Basic One-Variable Quadratic Equations
Help pupils to determine whether using square roots is the method of choice when solving quadratic equations by presenting a lesson that begins with a dropped object example and asks for a solution. This introduction to solving by square...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Modeling with Polynomials—An Introduction (part 1)
Maximizing resources is essential to productivity. Class members complete an activity to show how math can help in the process. Using a piece of construction paper, learners construct a box with the maximum volume. Ultimately, they...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Radian Measure by Dividing Arc Length by Radius
In an approach that meshes higher-level thinking with approachable methods, this presentation walks that fine line between mathematical rigor and applications with skill. Not only are the specific steps for finding the radian measure of...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Measure Angles in Standard Position Using the Coordinate Plane
The mechanics of measuring angles is a skill that is often taken for granted in an upper-level math class. This clear and detailed video presentation bridges the gap between identifying angles in geometry, and using their unit-circle...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Learn Radian Measure of Special Angles
While many classes memorize the radian and degree relationships for special angles in the unit circle, this presentation is uniquely grounded in the "why's" behind these common angles. With an emphasis on the geometric interpretation of...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed