Math Resources

Free resources to support your journey to best meet the mathematical needs of students!

Given pictures of a banana stand, students estimate how many bananas would be on the banana stand as well as the cost of all of the bananas.

Banana Bonanza

Math Modeling Task

Indoor Water Use (A)

Math Modeling Task

Using a pie chart showing how much water is used indoors, students create a new pie chart based on a given scenario.

 

Option A is independent of Option B.

Two teams play a game of football. Team A scores 7 times. Team B scores 10 times. All sorts of questions need to be answered about this game!

Football Frenzy

Math Modeling Task

A flight leaves at 2:30pm and lands at 5:30pm. The flight was 13 hours long. Where did you start? Where did you land?

Time Shift

Math Modeling Task

What would happen to the surface area of a Rubik's Cube if you removed one or more cubes?

Rubik's Cube

Math Modeling Task

When placing a sprinkler on a lawn, where should you place it to ensure the entire lawn is being watered? How much water is wasted? What if you had two sprinklers?

The Sprinkler

Problem-Solving Task

M&Ms keep getting taken away from Jenn's Halloween candy stash. Help Jenn figure out how many M&Ms she started with.

M&Ms

Problem-Solving Task

Based off of a local news story, estimate how much bottled water is needed to supply the school children of Flint, MI. 

Clean Water in Flint, MI

Math Modeling Task

Using a pie chart showing how much water is used indoors, students create a new pie chart based on a given scenario.

 

Option B is independent of Option A.

Indoor Water Use (B)

Math Modeling Task

When shopping at the local convenience store, what credit card will provide the best deal?

Credit Card Choice

Math Modeling Task

Using data from a recent run, determine if my friend's uncle is the fastest runner ever. Secret information adds a twist to this real-world data.

Fastest Runner Ever

Math Modeling Task

Can you estimate the number of pine needles on an entire tree? An entire forest? An entire state?

Crazy  Conifers

Math Modeling Task

This observational task asks students to take pictures of a deciduous tree as it loses its leaves over the course of 10 days. Can you estimate how many leaves remain on the tree? What is the rate of change of leaves lost per day?

Falling Leaves

Math Modeling Task

Given several graphs of social media use over the years, determine which social media platform you would invest your money in for 20 years.

Social Media Investment

Math ModelingTask

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