In this symbols instructional activity, students read about how different symbols are used to represent variables or constants in equations. Then students complete 3 problems.
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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
New Review Where Do Math Symbols Come From?
Why does the equal sign look that way? The resource explains the reason several of the math symbols look the way they do. Using a few specific examples, the video points out that some symbols are rooted in their meanings and others are...
5 mins 6th - 12th Math
Understand Inequalities Using a Number Line
Watch how inequalities allow for multiple answers when testing different solution choices. The lesson introduces the idea of a simple inequality with a number line and explains what all the different symbols look like and their meaning.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Symbols and the Choices we Make
Upper elementary and middle schoolers recognize symbols that influence the choices that we make consciously or unconsciously in everyday life. They look at the symbols and choices that others make. They identify and apply knowledge of...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Understand That Inequalities Have More Than One Solution Using a Number Line
Using a number line for inequalities provide a visual for learners to understand. The video reviews the different inequality symbols and tests a few chosen answers to determine which ones work.
6 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed