Temperature and Negative Numbers
In this intermediate temperature and negative numbers instructional activity, learners record differences in temperatures and choose the best estimates for temperatures. Students also respond to 2 test prep questions regarding temperature.
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Positive and Negative Numbers
Contest winner? Use this story about winning tickets to an NFL football game to plot numbers on a number line. Identify positive and negative values in the story and use the worksheet provided to plot out temperature, altitude, and money...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Integers, Opposites, Absolute Value
Straight from the pages of a math textbook, this three-lesson series introduces young mathematicians to the world of integers. Starting with a definition of integers and their applications in the real world, this resource goes on to...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Compare Two Positive or Negative Numbers in Real-World Situations
Expand into negative numbers with examples on a vertical number line. Practice real-world examples of temperature and below sea level to see which number has a higher value. Use with other videos in this series of four for more practice...
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Understanding Positive and Negative Numbers with Temperature
Brrr, it's cold when temperatures fall below zero. Use this lesson as a great way to introduce positive and negative numbers with real-life temperatures. The video shows how a thermometer is just like a number line, except vertical....
4 mins 5th - 7th 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
Introducing the Concept: Placing Negative Numbers on a Number Line
Introduce negative integers with a discussion about backing up, sub-zero temperatures, profits and losses. Then using a large visual aid number line, teach the class about where to place negative numbers. Learners then make their own...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable