search:

# Search Results

Order:
 Paying for Your Wheels 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 graphing utility, determining a curve of best fit and extrapolating data. Questions for students are also included. The material is appropriate for grades 9-13 and should require 1... http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=2459
 Pedal Power This algebra lesson from Illuminations involves slope as a rate of change. Distance-time graphs for three bicyclists climbing a mountain are compared and contrasted. The material will help students understand how to interpret a graph in the context of a real-world situation. Questions for students are also included. This lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to... http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=1922
 One Step at a Time 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 into the lesson; students will apply metacognition and Polya's steps to several different problems. This material is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 1 class period to... http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=3016
 On Top of the World 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 will be generated that may be used to determine this distance. The example of the height of Mount Everest is also used. This lesson is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require... http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=2493
 National Debt and Wars 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 interdisciplinary learning unit compares the national debt during the Civil War, World War I and World War II. The material is appropriate for grades 9-12 and should require 2 class... http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=2272
Order:
Save, organize, and share resources that you find.

Subscribe to bulletins