Let Your Fingers Do the Estimating
Investigate estimation with the White Pages. Youngsters use the phonebook to estimate the average number of phone listings that can be found there. They write a paragraph explaining the processes they used in this challenge.
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Estimating Centers and Interpreting the Mean as a Balance Point
How do you balance a set of data? Using a ruler and some coins, learners determine whether the balance point is always in the middle. Through class and small group discussions, they find that the mean is the the best estimate of the...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Sample Data to Estimate a Population Characteristic
How many of the pupils at your school think selling soda would be a good idea? Show learners how to develop a study to answer questions like these! The lesson explores the meaning of a population versus a sample and how to interpret the...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
“W” Is for Wages, W-4 and W-2
Don't let your young adults get lost in the alphabet soup of their paychecks and federal income taxes. Using sample pay stubs and reproductions of government forms, your class members will identify the purpose of such forms as a W-4 and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Estimate Answers to Problems Involving Fractions Using Area Models
Smart mathematicians estimate answers to get a sense of whether their calculated answers make sense. Find out how to do this with area models in the first of five videos dedicated to assessing the reasonableness of word problem answers...
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How High Can You Count on Your Fingers?
Is it a coincidence that fingers are called digits? Did you know that one finger can represent one digit or even six parts? Watch a somewhat confusing video that explains the possibilities of counting to numbers higher than 10 on your...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math