### Boys vs. Girls

7.SP.4 Students will tackle an age old comparison of boys vs. girls to gain some new insights into how close or far apart the genders truly are.

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# Category Archives: Real-Life Math Lessons

### Boys vs. Girls

### Inquiry Sampling Part 2

### Inquiry Sampling Part 1

### Bake Sale Business

### Correlating Reaction Time

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### The Big Screen

### Positives and Negatives of Bungee Jumping

### Big Square Deal

### We Built This City

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7-fp, 7.SP, 7th Grade, Common Core Standards, Real-Life Math Lessons, Statistics & Probability, UncategorizedBy MattLeave a comment

7.SP.4 Students will tackle an age old comparison of boys vs. girls to gain some new insights into how close or far apart the genders truly are.

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7.SP.2 Students will be conducting multiple samples of data and then comparing the samples to see what insights they offer for the larger population.

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7.SP.1 Students will conduct surveys to collect data and then see what knowledge they can gain from the collected data about a larger population.

6.EE, 6th Grade, Common Core Standards, Expressions & Equations, Real-Life Math LessonsBy MattLeave a comment

Students will work towards a goal of raising money through a bake sale.

8.SP, 8th Grade, Common Core Standards, Real-Life Math Lessons, Statistics & ProbabilityBy MattLeave a comment

Students will collect bivariate data by doing an experiment in class and then see if they can find any correlation in the data.

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Students will work with some examples of statistical questions and see what makes them different than questions that are not statistical.

Students will use the Pythagorean theorem to learn more about screen size and the math behind those rectangles that hang on everyone’s wall.

Students will simulate bungee jumping to look at the positive and negative directions the activity naturally creates.

8.NS, 8th Grade, Common Core Standards, Real-Life Math Lessons, The Number SystemBy MattLeave a comment

Students will explore if you can make a square pizza with different amounts of pizza slices and see what doors it opens into understanding and estimating square roots.

6.NS, 6th Grade, Common Core Standards, Front Page, Real-Life Math Lessons, The Number SystemBy MattLeave a comment

Students will design a city layout on their graph paper. They will also be responsible for giving a “tour” of their city. Through these two activities, students will work on locating and reading coordinate pairs, as well as determining the distance between points.

6.NS, 6th Grade, Common Core Standards, Real-Life Math Lessons, The Number SystemBy MattLeave a comment

Students get to plan a vacation, but not without using some division to figure out how much each person will owe.

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7.G.3 Students will go on a walk around school and discover what 3-Dimensional shapes are all around and then construct and discover what 2-Dimensional shapes make them up.