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The Environment and Math
Students visit various environmental/conservation sites in their area. They visit local nurseries, state parks, forests and fish hatcheries. These groups and businesses have a great deal of information that you can turn in to math problems.
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What Percent of the Continental US is Within One Mile of a Road?
There are places in the US where a road cannot be found for miles! The lesson asks learners to use random longitude and latitude coordinates within the US to collect data. They then determine the sample proportion and confidence interval...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Newton’s Law of Cooling, Revisited
Does Newton's Law of Cooling have anything to do with apples? Scholars apply Newton's Law of Cooling to solve problems in the 29th installment of a 35-part module. Now that they have knowledge of logarithms, they can determine the decay...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Adventures With The Fish Pond: Population Modeling
Build up from the previous activity where your learners charted the population growth and decay of a fish pond with M&Ms®. Have them look at the data from that activity and create a Now-Next, or recursive equations, to predict the...
7th - 9th Math