How Safe is Safe?

If your students are like ours, they’re hungry to get as many applications of money in math class as possible?  Let’s feed this hunger and help them grow in their financial literacy!  In this lesson, students will explore exponential decay through the lens of inflation and the future value of $1000. P.S. Certainly this is…

How Safe is Safe: Scratch

Emphasis: Exponential Growth and Decay Creator: Mike Larson    Twitter: @boundsofoutmath Students will understand the power of exponential growth and be able to write programs that allow them to solve problems related to arithmetic and geometric sequences including the Legend of the Chessboard story. View Lesson Here

Find My Area

This week’s primary lesson focuses calculating areas of different polygons. Students will create a program that will find the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, rhombus, and trapezoid. This lesson is easily adaptable to using only a few of the mentioned shapes or using many more. Want to learn how to create this program. Check…