Students classify and tabulate the type of advertisements found in a collection of magazines. Determination is made on what percent of the total number of ads each type represents. They present their results orally and in a graph.
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Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World
Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Buying Protein Bars and Magazines
Packing for a trip? This activity allows learners to decide how many magazines and protein bars they can buy with twenty dollars. They can organize their work in a chart to track how many items they can purchase. There are two different...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Indoor Environment: A Magazine Publication Project
Students demonstrate knowledge of Indoor Air Quality by creating a class magazine. A link to order a free Action Kit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is provided so teachers can build background knowledge. Performance...
1st - 8th Science
Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Got You Down? "Tri" This!
Have your class design their own mathematical study aids. Learners collaborate in groups on the design of tri-fold presentation describing the relationships between mathematical computations. Then, they write a business letter to the...
6th - 7th English Language Arts
Ridin' Along In My Automobile
Will you make a profit? Young learners try to answer the question, "If you buy a car now, can you sell it later and make your money back?" They peruse car magazines and create a chart (sample chart is included) that includes the year and...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Designed