The Internet Pizza Server - Creating Your Own Pizza
Young scholars create their own pizza, "order" it from the Internet, and see digitized versions. They calculate the area of various size pizzas in order to do cost analysis to determine best buys.
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Fractals and the Art of Roughness
Roughness is everywhere, contributing to the incredible complexity of the world around us. This complexity, however, is not without it's own unique sense of order. Join world-renown mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot as he looks at numerous...
17 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Internet Pizza Server - Pizza Simulation
Students simulate going to a pizza restaurant, ordering a pizza, and determining whether a small, medium, large, or family size pizza is a "better-buy." Students calculate the price/per/topping and determine whether this price is "fair"
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Probability Project: Design Your Own Game
Designing a game is the focus of this probability lesson. Groups develop and build a unique game, including directions for how to play, a calculation of the expected value of winning, and a personal reflection. The plan provides a rubric...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Making Your Own Product Game—The Product Game
It's time to increase the level of difficulty! After playing the product game in the first lesson of the series, learners now create their own game boards to complete the second installment of four. Learners create larger and larger game...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Creating a Payroll Spreadsheet
Automation—the easier way to determine net pay. Individuals create a spreadsheet that will calculate a person's net pay, including formulas to account for taxes. Pupils devise the calculations of gross pay based upon hourly pay, hours...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed