Make Your Own "Weather" Map
Students develop and apply a variety of strategies to solve problems, with an emphasis on multi-step and non-routine problems. They acquire confidence in using mathematics meaningfully.
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Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 8.1: Sentence Forms, Travel and Weather
Practice a range of skills with a learning exercise that covers both grammar and vocabulary. After working with imperative sentences, kids move on to sentences that include forms of going to and will and won't. The second half of the...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review If You Can't Predict the Weather, How Can You Predict the Climate?
Why is the weather man wrong so often? Young climatologists discover how chaos rules both weather and climate through a math-based activity. Using an iterative equation, the class examines how small day-to-day weather events total up to...
6th - 12th Math
Probability Project: Design Your Own Game
Designing a game is the focus of this probability lesson. Groups develop and build a unique game, including directions for how to play, a calculation of the expected value of winning, and a personal reflection. The plan provides a rubric...
10th - 12th 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