Applied Mathematics Teacher Resources
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Solar Kit Lesson # 12 - Calibration Curve for a Radiation Meter
7th - 10th
Scientists need to have mastered algebraic slope-intercept concepts in order for this lesson to be effective. They will measure and graph solar panel output as a function of the amount of radiation striking it, discovering that there is...
Application Problems Involving Units of Weight
7 mins 5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Apply mathematics skills with this word problem involving units of weight. Sal assesses the given data, converts tons into pounds, divides, and simplifies his answer. This concept is very well explained and would fit nicely into a full...
Real-Life Problems, Working with Decimals #2
4th - 5th CCSS: Designed
It's all about decimals in these word problems, which have scholars apply math to scenarios they will likely come across later in life. Working with multi-digit numbers and decimals to the hundredths place, learners must determine the...
Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...
The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary ecologists examine trophic relationships using a coral reef food pyramid as an example. They play a game applying math skills that ultimately demonstrate the important role of the ever-scary top predator, the shark. This is a...
SPIRIT 2.0 Lesson: A Point Of Intersection
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
In an out-of-this-world instructional activity, space scientists solve systems of equations using graphing, elimination, and substitution. Robots drag strings behind them to create two lines on a grid. Applying math concepts, they write...
Try for Five: Decomposing Numbers with the Food Pyramid
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth in a mini math unit, this lesson develops number sense by having your class compose and decompose numbers up to five by creating meals with items from the food pyramid. On paper plates, they draw or glue pictures of different foods...