Three Column Multiplication
In this multiplication activity, students show their understanding of an order of operation by solving 35 problems (3-column multiplication) and providing the correct computation.
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Vectors and Translation Maps
Discover the connection between vectors and translations. Through the activity, learners see the strong relationship between vectors, matrices, and translations. Their inquiries begin in the two-dimensional plane and then progress to the...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me
Future statisticians and potential psychics first conduct an experiment to collect data on whether a person can tell if someone is staring at them. Statistical methods, such as hypothesis testing, chi-square tests, binomial tests, and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core instructional activity starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Modeling with Quadratic Functions (part 2)
How many points are needed to define a unique parabola? Individuals work with data to answer this question. Ultimately, they determine the quadratic model when given three points. The concept is applied to data from a dropped object,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Congruent Triangles
Is this enough to show the two triangles are congruent? Small groups work through different combinations of constructing triangles from congruent parts to determine which combinations create only congruent triangles. Participants use the...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable