Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Customary and Metric Measurement
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Application Problems Involving Units of Weight
Apply mathematics skills with this word problem involving units of weight. Sal assesses the given data, converts tons into pounds, divides, and simplifies his answer. This concept is very well explained and would fit nicely into a full...
7 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Convert Metric Units of Weight
How big is a gram versus a kilogram? How do you know? Learners tackle this question in the fourth of five videos focused on knowing the relative sizes of measurement units. A review of the term conversion and using a conversion chart is...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
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