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NGSS: Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking

For Teachers K - 12th
The fifth practice in the Next Generation Science Standards covers using mathematics and computational thinking. Scholars and scientists watch a video that explains how they use these skills starting in early elementary, and becoming...
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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The History of Mathematics

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Research the interrelationship between math and science. Search the Internet to discover the history of several branches of mathematics and make text-to-world connections between the concepts covered in each branch with related...
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Math Songs

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Treat your little learners to a colorful and fun way to learn early mathematical concepts. Each of the five slides contains rich colorful semi-animated images that are intended to accompany a number of different counting songs. The audio...
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Zoom - In: Early 20th Century Original Student Math Problem

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders solve a percentage problem that was written by a student in the early 20th century. In this percentage and problem solving lesson, learners read and solve a problem that is shown to them through a PowerPoint presentation....
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Study Skills Increase Success in High School Mathematics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although your pupils are older, they must be taught how to effectively learn and retain mathematics.
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Middle School Mathematics 2

For Students 7th - 9th
A 13-page test with two 40-minute sections covers multiple years of math content. It incorporates applied problems and mathematical analysis.
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Navigating with the Kamal

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Historians have proven that as early as 1497 skilled navigators were using a kamal to sail across oceans. Scholars learn about navigation tools and astronomy before building their own kamals. They then learn how to use it to determine...
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Mathematics at the Frontier of Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the different types of measurements used in astronomy. In this space science lesson, students explain the relationship between planets' orbits and distance from the sun using Kepler's Laws. They discuss how math aides in...
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The Mathematics of Sidewalk Illusions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How do they create those 3-D views on a 2-D surface? The video presents the history of the art of using anamorphic perspective. A review of perspective drawing provides background knowledge to the class. Pupils see different methods...
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Visualizing Skip Counting by 2

For Students 1st Standards
Drawing pictures to solve math problems is not only a good problem solving strategy, it's also mathematical modeling. First graders read six basic word problems that have them skip count by twos to find the answer. They draw pictures in...
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Math Biography Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate the lives of early mathematicians with this cross-curricular research assignment. 
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Equal Area Triangles on the Same Base II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A deceptively simple question setup leads to a number of attack methods and a surprisingly sophisticated solution set in this open-ended problem. Young geometers of different strengths can go about defining the solutions graphically,...
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Christo’s Building

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Hook your charges on how to solve a real-world art problem with mathematics by showing works of Christo. You can find eye-catching images on the Christo and Jeanne Claude webpage. Here, math learners help Jean Claude and Christo prepare...
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Searching a Region in the Plane

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Programming a robot is a mathematical task! The activity asks learners to examine the process of programming a robot to vacuum a room. They use a coordinate plane to model the room, write equations to represent movement, determine the...
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Earning Incentives

For Teachers 8th Standards
Life is like a bunch of mathematical functions. Scholars read a scenario about earning points to get an incentive. They must use the data from a table to solve how many more points they must earn and how long it will take to earn it.
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Books from Andonov

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To examine mathematical functions in a modeling situation pupils combine quadratic and step functions to represent a presented scenario. They both graph and write a function to represent data shown in a table. 
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Calculus - Early Transcendentals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
This textbook takes the learner from the basic definition of slope through derivatives, integrals, and vector multivariable calculus. Each section is composed primarily of examples, with theoretical introductions and explanations in...
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Addition of Objects

For Teachers 1st
Here is a really quick presentation that packs a mathematical punch. When showing addition to young students, concrete connections need to be made. Each slide contains a simple addition problem shown first as an image and then as a...
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Teaching Students Mathematical Reasoning Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students can build upon their basic math skills and become higher order thinkers when we encourage the following principles.
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Explore the Mathematics of the Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Columbus and other explorers relied upon mathematical calculations using the Earth, stars, and ships speeds.
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Mathematics Lesson for Grade 10

For Teachers 10th
There are four main topics in this bundle of lesson plans. They don't need to be taught sequentially. Each lesson plan has three parts: a starter, a main activity, and something to help consolidate and provide reflection on concepts...
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Mathematics Activities from Diverse Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Connect probability and odds with different games from around the world. Pick from games like Dreidel, Mancala, and a Navajo stick game called Ashbil. All 12 games include probability questions to encourage a discussion before or after...
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The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Discover the prevalence of geometric design in Islamic culture with this wonderful informational video. It begins with an overview of the complexity of designs dating back to the eighth century during early Islam, and then delves into...