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This math lesson from Illuminations introduces students to the various costs associated with owning a car. The material uses proportion to calculate distance and miles per gallon, as well as analyzing data using a...
This algebra lesson from Illuminations involves slope as a rate of change. Distancetime graphs for three bicyclists climbing a mountain are compared and contrasted. The material will help students understand how to...
This algebra lesson from Illuminations allows students to define and practice metacognition. Sample word problems and equations are included to practice the model. Polya's four steps of problem solving are integrated...
This interdisciplinary math lesson from Illuminations may be used in conjunction with geography education. Students will consider strategies for figuring out the distance to the horizon from various heights. A formula...
This algebra lesson from Illuminations has students collect data about the national debt, and then plot that data by decade. They will then determine whether an exponential curve is a good fit for the data. The...

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