What Color Are Your Skittles?
Students create spreadsheets and manipulate data. They collect data, create appropriate graphs and use percentages to describe quantities. Students compare and contrast data. They use spreadsheets to generate a pie chart.
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The Notorious Four-Color Problem
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 2005, following the mathematical history, development, and solution of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study a United States map that is to be colored. One rule: no...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Four-Color Problem: Concept and Solution
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 1994, following the mathematical history and development of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study an imaginary world of countries that need to be mapped. One rule:...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
So How Much Are You Really Paying for that Loan?
Loans are rarely provided without a cost. Pupils evaluate the high cost of using a payday loan or payday advance through discussion and worksheets, and finally work in groups to develop short public service announcements that outline the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Imaginary Numbers Are Real (Part 9: Closure)
The last video in a series about imaginary numbers demonstrates the need for complex numbers. Math pupils learn that they need to include the square root of negative one, the building block of the complex numbers, to have a set of...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Mondrian - Primary/Secondary Color Study
Utilizing computer software, learners demonstrate the color spectrum. They investigate the life of the artist Piet Mondrian and define his style of artwork. Then they use Photoshop to recreate some of his designs while discovering the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Cell Membrane Color Sheet and Build a Cell Membrane
A cell of another color is still a cell. Pupils color a cell to identify its structures in the fourth segment of a seven-segment series. Groups work together to build a three-dimensional cell membrane segment, which is combined with...
9th - 12th Science
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
When your smartphone tells you the weather of your current location or gives you directions to the nearest gas station, there's more going on that you might realize. Follow along with this short video as it explains how satellites,...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable