Real Life Challenge
In this consumer mathematics learning exercise, students use the newspaper to complete the sheet and figure out their budget for the next six months. They include parenting challenges and a new baby in their budget factors.
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Connecting Algebraic, Graphic and Numeric Representation
Cooperative learning groups present models that compare and contrast graphic and numeric representations of real-life problems in context. Learners are challenged to create and explain the data in tables and equations within the context...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Unique Triangles to Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems
How can congruent triangles help mark a soccer field? This is just one question your classes can answer after solving the real-world problems in the lesson. Each example posed through a word problem elicits higher order thinking and...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the lesson is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
REAL LIFE REAL WORLD Activity - Surveyor
Learners investigate surveying in this secondary mathematics lesson. They will explore a real world application of geometry and trigonometry as they create a plot plan using a geometry utility and calculate the area of the land parcel.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Scientific Notation: Light Years to Centaurus Constellation
Connect scientific notation to a real-life situation. Measuring distances in our solar system require large numbers. As pupils make conversions using these large numbers, they begin to see the necessity of scientific notation. They...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Real-World Problems Using Rational Numbers
Show your learners how to relate rational number problems to everyday life. This video demonstrates a word problem about division with two strategies. Class members will be able to divide decimals or fractions and still produce the same...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed