There's Gold in Them Thar Ratios
Students draw a model of the bunny problem which generates the Fibonacci Sequence, spirals generated from golden rectangles and golden triangles; identify the golden ratio in the human body, and find the Fibonacci numbers in nature.
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Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?
Find here a complete lesson plan dealing with the equations and graphs of proportional relationships, as well as what each individual point on such a graph represents. It may appeal to girls in particular, as the data details the growth...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
There's Gold in Them There Hills
Need to build a laser fence on Mars? For this cute maximizing-area lesson, young explorers pretend to be prospectors on Mars and must determine the best way to use 20 meters of fencing in order to maximize their area. In addition, they...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable