Nuts & Bolts: is Classification, Arbitrary, Or Not?
Students, in groups, classify furniture, share their categories and rationales, then note how their different schemes vary, perfectly logical and useful, but completely arbitrary.
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Function Notation and Flying T-Shirts
Your young algebra engineers brainstorm a list of machines that are then related to algebra functions to begin their exploration of the mighty invention called function notation. A discussion follows using a box to represent the machine...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Chapter 2: Integers & the Number Line
Here is an extensive set of teacher's notes to help you teach all about integers. Begin by introducing a number line and how it can be used to visualize positive and negative numbers. Talk about absolute value and the additive inverse...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Accelerated Geometry Review Sheet
Your geometry learners use their knowledge of various geometric concepts to write proofs. Starting with givens containing parallel line segments with transversals and triangles and quadrilaterals, and the mid-point and distance formulas;...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Improper Fractions & Mixed Numbers
Young mathematicians demonstrate their understanding of part-whole relationships in a fraction skills worksheet. Presented with a series of mixed numbers and improper fractions, learners must correctly convert each of them into their...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Absolute Value Inequalities: The Nuts and Bolts of Allowable Error
Explore the nuts and bolts of absolute value inequalities using nuts and bolts. Pupils use an interactive to see how the minimum and maximum radii of a nut-and-bolt combination change based on the target radius and the allowable error....
Study Jams! Decimal, Fraction, & Percent Equivalents
If percents, fractions, and decimals can all mean the same number how do we go from one to another? During this lesson, watch how it goes over the basic steps needed to go from one rational number to the next. Both examples go in the...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable