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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...

#### Drip, Drop, Drip, Drop

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners design an experiment to model a leaky faucet and determine the amount of water wasted due to the leak. Using the data they gather in a table, learners graph and write...

#### 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,...

#### Statistics: Wet Heads

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners learn how to construct stem and leaf plots. Learners first estimate the number of drops of water that will fit on the head of a penny. Learners write their guesses on...

#### The Missing Link

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this activity, learners collect, analyze, and interpret information about objects in order to classify them into a cladogram. Use this activity to talk about how scientists classify things.