Mathalicious provides middle- and high school teachers with lessons around real-world topics, and challenge students to think more critically about the world. Lessons are aligned to Common Core Standards, and explore such questions as:
- Do people with small feet pay too much for shoes, and should Nike charge by weight? (Topic: unit rates)
- Do taller Olympic sprinters have an unfair advantage, and what would happen if Usain Bolt had to run farther than everyone else? (Topic: proportions)
- How have video game consoles changed over time...and are we building the Matrix? (Topic: exponential growth)
In addition to the Common Core content standards, Mathalicious lessons offer teachers a great way to address the higher-order Mathematical Practices.
The team at Mathalicious creates lessons that explore the math behind real-world topics, from sports to shopping to the odds o…
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