Million Dollar Giveaway-PBS Mathline
Students work in groups of four applying measurement skills to determine, in dollar bills, the capacity of a suitcase. Students must develop a plan that determines an estimate for the amount of money it takes to fill a particular suitcase.
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Building Boxes- Polynimial And Rational Functions
Students investigate the concepts of polynomial and rational functions. They identify the general patterns used to solve problems. The use of real world contexts in the problems helps to promote engagement and understanding of how the...
7th - 9th Math
Planning and Money Management: Spending and Saving
Financial literacy is such an important, and often-overlooked, skill to teach our young people. Here is a terrific instructional activity which has pupils explore how to come up with a personal budget. They consider income, saving,...
6th - 8th Math
The Math in the Design and Building of Bridges
Research various types of bridge designs. Your class will be asked to consider what it would be like without bridges while learning about how they work. They will construct a model bridge based on given parameters. They then calculate...
7th - 11th Math