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#### Algebra: Aw Chute!

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners determine and compare the rate of descent of various learner-constructed parachutes. Learners construct parachutes that will have maximum hang times. Learners then...

#### Probability: Rock Around The Clock

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply the Monte Carlo method of simulation to determine a reasonable estimate. Learners are introduced to the problem of determining a reasonable number of packs of...

#### Geometry: Let's Face It

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify, describe, and construct the five regular polyhedra. Learners are introduced to the idea of three-dimensional figures by first reviewing polygons and regular...

#### Statistics: Steppin' Out

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners construct box-and-whisker plots to analyze and compare data sets. Learners investigate whether or not long-legged people run faster than short-legged people. Learners...

#### Computation and Estimation: Alphabits

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratios and percentages to the distribution of letters contained in a box of AlphabitsÂ® cereal. Each learner is given a sample of cereal from the...

#### 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,...