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MATH CAN BE USED IN REAL-WORLD EVENTS LIKE EARTHQUAKES, HURRICANES, ETC...
Students apply math to real-world situations with real facts. In this lesson, students use Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) web site to make math connections with real events.
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New Review Lesson 2: In the Aftermath
Don't wait for a crisis to get your finances together. An economics lesson demonstrates the importance of understanding crucial documents, banking basics, and financial tools with the focus on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and its effects.
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the lesson is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Last Banana: A Thought Experiment in Probability
Your learners will be surprised by the thought-provoking, counterintuitive puzzle presented in this short video that models a fun, fictional situation in which a game is played with two number cubes to decide which of two people wins a...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Interpret Absolute Value in Real-World Situations
Help your learners understand which submarine is deeper by going into more depth with the fourth video in a series on absolute value. It also includes an example on comparing debt and a comparing which runner is farther away from the...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed