Applying Mathematical Reasoning Teacher Resources

Make sense of the world around you by using mathematical reasoning to analyze situations, understand relationships, and draw conclusions. These are fundamental skills that should be in every student mathematician's toolkit.
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Adding Whole Numbers and Applications 1

For Students 3rd - 5th
Adding double-digit numbers can seem difficult for some students. But, this Khan Academy video makes this process clear in a developmentally sound way. Students watch as 'Sal' adds the number 46 to 43. He references each number by its...
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Math: Navigating the World Around Me

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young mathematicians research and discuss real world math word problems and ways in which they apply math concepts in their everyday lives. They create a storyboard of a math word problem from which they create a slide for a multi-media...
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Real-Life Math | Dentist

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Do dentists dread going to the dentist? At least they're not afraid of math. Pupils watch a short video in which a dentist describes the math involved in a dentistry practice, such as measuring teeth to fit a crown. They then participate...
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Real-Life Math | Estate Appraiser

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Real estate is all about location, location, location—and perhaps a little bit of math. A set of two videos has real estate appraisers describe the work that they do. Scholars discuss how mathematics plays a role in these jobs to...
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Real-Life Math | Police Accident Investigator

For Students 8th Standards
I swear it was an accident. Future motorists watch a video where a police accident investigator explains how he determines car speed from the length of a skid mark and the coefficient of friction. Performing similar computations requires...
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Real-Life Math | Zoo Keeper, Hoofstock

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Zoos are a great place to learn about math (and see cute animals, too). Part of a larger Real-Life Math series, an informative video, which has a zookeeper describe math in her job, sets the stage for the lesson. Learners answer...
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A-rhythm-etic. The Math Behind the Beats

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your learners will dance in their seats as this talented drummer connects math to music in a short video clip. Clayton Cameron shows how math puts the "cool" in various genres of music, including jazz, hip-hop, pop, R&B, and others,...
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Application Problems Involving Units of Weight

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
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...
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Real-Life Math | Woodworker

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Woodworking is math-intensive work. Viewing a video of a woodworker explaining how he applies math in his craft sets the stage for a crafty lesson. Pupils use ratios and proportions to create scale drawings of objects.
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Real-Life Math | Nurse

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Quick, nurse, grab a calculator! A role-playing activity has groups measure vitals, such as heart rate, blood pressure, weight, etc. After viewing a video on how nurses use math in the workplace, scholars apply knowledge of rates and...
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Real-Life Math | Health Educator

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Get healthy using math (although exercise helps, too!). Future consumers analyze a set of nutritional labels to compare caloric and nutrition information for two cereal brands. After watching a video of a health educator explaining how...
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Cafe Money Problems

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
You can use this resource to concoct any number of real world math problems. Three of the slides contain cafe menus with item prices. Mix and match any of the items to create your own math problems, where learners can add, subtract, or...
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Solving Application Problems Involving Units of Volume

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Present your pupils with this word problem involving units of volume. Sal utilizes his understanding of units of volume to determine if the blood bank made its goal at the blood drive. Ratio reasoning is used to convert the units. Great...
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YodelOh™ Math Mountain

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Save the yodeler from falling off the top of the mountain using basic math skills. Have endless fun while developing fluency with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
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Real-Life Math | Baseball

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The math in baseball is more than just batting averages. The Assistant General Manager of the Diamondbacks shows the numerous ways the management uses baseball math. The class participates in an activity to simulate batting averages and...
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Real-Life Math | Radiologist

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How are radiologists like superheroes? Answer: They have X-ray vision and can do math. A short three-minute video and an associated lesson focus on how radiologists use math in their professional lives. It tasks learners with performing...
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Real-Life Math | Pharmacist

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Get a good dose of math. Future pharmacists and mathematicians view a video that describes how math concepts benefit real hospital pharmacists. They use what they learn to make calculations similar to what pharmacists perform on a daily...
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Real-Life Math | Chef

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Cook up a lesson on unit conversions. Scholars brainstorm how chefs use math in restaurants, and then watch a video of a real chef explaining how unit conversions, food and supply costs, portion sizes, and payroll all require math. They...
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Real-Life Math | Data Analyst

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Data is just waiting for scholars to analyze. By viewing a video of a data analyst explaining his job and the math that surrounds it, scholars begin a lesson on data collection and analysis. Groups develop questions for a poll on teenage...
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Real-Life Math | Athletic Trainer

For Students 6th Standards
The lesson is sure to get scholars' blood pumping. An athletic trainer highlights some uses of math in athletic training in a heart-pumping video. After watching it, pupils get together in groups to measure their resting heart rates and...
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Real-Life Math — Production Scheduler

For Students 6th Standards
Use unit rates to find the number of parts needed to produce a given number of units. A production scheduler shares the different ways schedulers use math to ensure the required amount of parts are available to manufacture air...
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Real-Life Math | Civil Engineer

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Build the foundations for an solid understanding of volume. Scholars view a video where a civil engineer describes math used in the profession and then poses a volume of cylinders question. They work in pairs to solve the problem and...
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Real-Life Math | Zoo Keeper, Birds

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Birds of a feather flock together, so it's easy to estimate their number. Pupils watch an installment of a larger Real-Life Math series in which a zookeeper explains how she uses math to estimate the number of birds. They then try out...
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Applications of Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Is the application of systems of equations giving your class headaches? Use this resource to build on your pupils' logic to lead them to building equations and using algebraic methods. The lesson begins with an exploration of solving...