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#### Up, Up, and Away

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore the real world meaning of slope. Learners conduct a balloon experiment in which they measure the circumference and flight time of deflating balloons. Then,...

#### Blazing the Trail

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners estimate distances between landmarks and use a map and scales to determine the actual distances. Learners will also use proportional reasoning to measure these...

#### Polynomial and Rational Functions: Building Boxes

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore polynomial and rational function patterns. Learners investigate the relationships between the x-intercepts, factors, and roots of polynomial functions using a...

#### Exponential Models: Rhinos and M&M’s ®

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners model exponential decay and exponential growth using M&M's, paper folding, and African rhino population data. Learners collect data, create scatterplots, and...

#### Inverse Functions: Pennies, Pressure, Temperature, and Light

PBSAdd to list DetailsThe major goal of this math lesson is to have learners collect data from a variety of experiments, determine what models best fits their data, and explain why their models are best. Learners will...

#### Statistics: Whirlybirds

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners measure, predict and determine the frequency of an event as it relates to how close Whirlybirds land to a target. In this simulation of a parachute jump competition,...

#### Number Sense and Computation: Food For Thought

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify and compare unit costs of given items. Learners use computation skills, problem solving and number sense to find the cost of an ounce of cereal. Learners...

#### Multi-Variable Relations: Stressed to the Breaking Point

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore the relationship between the thickness of a spaghetti bridge, the length of the bridge, and the amount of weight that can be supported by the bridge. Learners...

#### Linear Functions: Mystery Liquids

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners analyze the density of liquids in order to explore linear functions. Learners gather mass and volume data for two mystery liquids, oil and water, and then use the data...

#### Patterns and Relationships: Struts 'n Stuff

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify the relationship between the number of sides in a regular polygon and the number of struts needed to make each polygon rigid. Learners build polygons using...