Online Introduction to Fractals
Students engage in a web research project that is intended to introduce them to the concept of fractals. The web search is open ended and the students should use of a variety of search engines to strengthen research skills.
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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
Extend the Real Number System to Understand the Complex Number System
This brief, but powerful, video presentation gives a strong introduction to the origin of the complex number system and how it fits into the much more familiar real numbers. Starting with a review of the real numbers and imaginary...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Analyze the Probability of an Event by Assigning Equal Probability to All Outcomes
Introduce probability with simple fractions by assigning equal probability to the different outcomes. Start with the number line to show how the closer you are to one, the more likely it is to happen. Your learners will practice with...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Maybe - Maybe Not: An Introduction to Probability
Young statistians analyze different scenarios and categorize them based on their actual probability of happening. In this probability lesson, they address different questions and record the given data in order to categorize them as...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Value of a Number Using its Distance and Direction from Zero
Show young mathematicians an animated way to look at positive and negative numbers. The video relates the real-world use of money and temperature on vertical and horizontal number lines. It is a great introduction to the coordinate plane...
3 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed