Where Will The Couch Fit?
Students name the area formula and describe how it works. They use area formula to calculate the surface area of various objects. They use the area formula to design a floor plan of an apartment.
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Your Birthday is a Math Problem!
What better way to celebrate students' birthdays than by creating original math problems? For this open ended challenge, young mathematicians must make numerical expressions using parentheses, exponents, and three other operations that...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
In the Olympics, are Women Improving Faster than Men?
Will the time come when women outperform men at the Olympic Games?Scholars investigate gender differences in Olympic Games performances. They study the historical participation of women and then analyze data to determine if women will...
6th - 9th Math
A Synthesis of Representations of Equivalent Ratio Collections
Make all the ratio representations fit together. The 15th segment in a series of 29 presents ratio problems to solve. Scholars use a variety of representations to respond to the questions. The problem set has pupils show how the...
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Identify Fractions Equal to a Whole and Determine How Fractional Pieces Fit within a Whole
A whole pizza is definitely better than a half, but is an eight piece pizza better than a six-piece pizza? Watch how one whole can be composed of infinite choices of numerators and denominator as long as they match.
5 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Is There a Relationship Between Your Height and the Length of Your Foot?
So, is there? This is discovery-based learning at its finest as scholars measure their height and feet length, graph the data, and determine if there is a correlation. They predict what the graph will look like before conducting the...
2nd - 4th Math
Represent Liquid Volume Measurement Quantities Using Diagrams
In the second of five videos, an instructor walks through how to show liquid volume measurements by creating diagrams with a scale that fits the problem. A review of diagrams kicks off the lesson. The kids will be familiar with several,...
7 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed