Texas Instruments

#### TI-Nspire™ CAS

When it comes to rating educational calculators, this calculator is always near the top of this list. Now it's available as an app. There is a lot of calculator power wrapped up in this app. Not only is this a fully functioning...

Texas Instruments

#### TI-Nspire™

We landed on the moon with less computing capabilities than you can find in this app! Here is a multiple function calculator that takes all the power you get from a handheld and adds the wonderful large screen that only a tablet can...

Curated OER

#### Nomads

Students explore how math and science are used in various careers. They research individuals who have contributed to the specified career field. Students examine mathematicians and scientists who have made contributions in their career.

Curated OER

#### Renaissance: Rebirth to Revolution

Sixth graders use a variety of resources to research the Middle Ages and Renaissance over a nine-week period. Working in cooperative teams, they become experts on specific topics. Students hold a Renaissance Faire and role-play as...

Curated OER

#### The Historical Development of Magnetism

Students discuss the history and importance of magnets to the world. In this magnetism instructional activity, students write an essay of a world without magnets. Students may research addition information to add details about uses of...

Curated OER

#### Black History Web Design

Each student or student team creates a web page. Learners research and make decisions for content of the page. Each web page should contain at least six images and six links, as well as any necessary commentary. Students indicate on the...

Curated OER

#### The Proof of the Century!

Young scholars do Web research in the field of mathematics. They explore mathematical proofs and apply them to the Pythagorean theorem. They also explore the general ideas of Fermat's Last Theorem

Curated OER

#### Dude, Where's My Karma?

Students research various aspects of Indian culture. They create a Book of Knowledge about India. In a second activity they research the history behind any game. They make presentations and play the different games during Game Day.

Curated OER

#### Numbers in Nature

Young scholars identify numbers in nature. For this algebra lesson, students solve problems using Fibonacci sequence as it is expressed in nature. They research the Fibonacci's pattern as it relates to numbers.

Curated OER

#### Using Data Analysis to Review Linear Functions

Using either data provided or data that has been collected, young mathematicians graph linear functions to best fit their scatterplot. They also analyze their data and make predicitons based on the data. This lesson is intended as a...

K12 Reader

#### Galileo and His Telescope

Learn about Galileo Galilei's contribution to modern science with a reading passage that focuses on reading comprehension. After kids read several paragraphs about his life, they answer five questions about the information they have just...

K12 Reader

#### Galileo and His Telescope

Readers are asked to identify how a key detail reveals the main idea of a paragraph about Galileo.

Curated OER

#### Design a Stamp

Students research a famous scientist or mathematician, design a stamp to honor their work, and write persuasively about why this person and their work should be honored on a stamp.

Curated OER

#### Indian Mathematical Achievements

Students explore how Indian culture and religion prompted Indian advancements in math and science. In this Indian culture lesson plan, students read "India's Work in Math" and conduct research regarding Indian mathematicians.

Project SMART

#### Exploring the History of Mathematics

Students research six different mathematicians using Internet resources. They examine the contributions of different cultures, women, and one that made a significant to geometry. They present their research to the class.

Curated OER

#### Time Travel, Black Holes, and Relativity

Students read the novel, The Time Machine, and compare H.G. Well's perceptions of the future with those presented in The Third Wave, by Alvin Toffler. They research current scientific and mathematical theories that relate to space and time.

Curated OER

#### The Final Word

Learners research biographies of Americans who advanced science. They create an obituary for the person to share what information they have gathered. They discuss the importance of the obituary as the "final word" of a person to complete...

Curated OER

#### Fractals Forever or Obvious and Hidden Order

Students discuss ways computers use properties of similar figures to generate scale models and create scenes. they describe patterns they have seen on a fern, pineapple, or pinecone. Students research Benoit mandebrot, H. von Koch and...

Curated OER

#### Where Math Meets Poetry

Students identify Fibonacci's sequence of numbers and use the pattern to write poetry with one syllable words. In this math and writing lesson, students identify Fibonacci's sequence of numbers and learn about this early mathematician....

Wake Forest University

#### Authentic Activities for Connecting Mathematics to the Real World

Check out the handout from a presentation that contains a collection of high school algebra projects connecting a variety of mathematics to the real world. Activities range from simple probabilities to calculus. The activities can be...

Carstens Studios

#### Math Doodles

Discover the joy and excitement of improving your math fluency through four different puzzles. Combine those with 25 different ways to represent numbers and you have hours of enjoyment that can be fun outside of the classroom as well.

EngageNY

#### Why Were Logarithms Developed?

Show your class how people calculated complex math problems in the old days. Scholars take a trip back to the days without calculators in the 15th installment of a 35-part module. They use logarithms to determine products of numbers and...

Curated OER

#### Mathematics and Computers

Seventh graders discuss computers and their makers. In this lesson, 7th graders choose a mathematician of their choice and discuss how they impacted our world. They research a favorite mathematician based on tiers.

Curated OER

#### Why Study Fractals?

Students explore the concept of fractals. In this fractals lesson, students use the website to research where fractals occur in nature. Students research what fractals are and how fractals are used to solve real world problems.