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Algebra
Basic Computations
Geometry, Measurement & Shapes
Interdisciplinary Math
Manipulatives & Math
Probability & Statistics
Tables, Charts & Graphs
Technology & Math
Trigonometry

Algebra

Elections & Voting:
Borda Count Method (Grades 5-9)
Approval Voting (Grades 6-9)

Design & Math:
Fashion Design-Patterns & Weaving (Grades 8-11)

Sports & Mathematics:
Will Women Athletes Ever Catch & Surpass Their Male Counterparts (Grades 5-8)
Batting Averages & More (Grades 7-10)

Weather:
Wind Chill (Grades 8-10)
Rainfall (Grades 8-11)

Earth Day:
Adventures with the Fish Pond: Population Modeling (Grades 7-9)

Basic Computations

Math in Asia:
The Abacus (Grades 4-6)
Tangrams & Fractions (Grades 6-8)
Take a Trip (Grades 9-11)

Math & the President:
Comparing Costs (Grades 5-7)

Math & the Movies:
Jumping Out of Windows (Grades 3-7)
All About Film (Grades 6-10)
The Geometry of Lenses (Grades 9-12)

Outdoor Math:
How Many Shingles? (Grades 5-8)
Pricing the Deck (Grades 5-8)
Fencing the Yard (Grades 5-8)

Math Space Odyssey:
How Long is a Light Year? (Grades 3-5)
How Much Do You Weigh in Outer Space? (Grades 5-8)
The Capacity of the Planets (Grades 8-12)

Elections & Voting:
Borda Count Method (Grades 5-9)
Approval Voting (Grades 6-9)

Sports & Mathematics:
Will Women Athletes Ever Catch & Surpass Their Male Counterparts? (Grades 5-8)
Exercising Trends Over the Past Ten Years (Grades 3-6)
Batting Averages & More (Grades 7-10)

History & Mathematics:
Magic Squares & Stars (Grades 4-8)
The Tower of Hanoi (Grades 4-8)

Farming & Gardening:
Vegetable Garden (Grades K-5)
Flower Garden (Grades 5-8)
Calculations From the Farm (Grades 7-10)

Architecture:
Building Materials (Grades 5-8)

Weather:
Temperature Measurement (Grades 5-9)
Wind Chill (Grades 8-10)
Rainfall (Grades 8-11)

Space:
We Have Liftoff: Math & the Space Program (Grades 7-10)
Modeling the Solar System (Grades 6-9)

Health
Healthy Hearts (Grades 4-7)
Medicine & You (Grades 6-8)

Neighborhood Math
Math at the Mall (Grades 5-8)
Math in the Park or City (Grades 6-8)
Mathematics of Bicycles II: Gearing Up! (Grades 7-10)

Earth Day:
What We Do Adds Up (Grades 4-6)
A Little Recycling Goes a Long Way (Grades 5-8)

Geometry, Measurements & Shapes

Math in Asia:
Tangrams & Fractions (Grades 6-8)

Math & the President:
Pythagoras & President Garfield (Grades 6-10)
The Blue Room (Grades 7-11)

Math & the Movies:
Jumping Out of Windows (Grades 3-7)
The Geometry of Lenses (Grades 9-12)

Outdoor Math:
How Many Shingles? (Grades 5-8)
Pricing the Deck (Grades 5-8)
Fencing the Yard (Grades 5-8)

Math Space Odyssey:
The Capacity of the Planets (Grades 8-12)

Design & Math:
Industrial Design: The Geometry of Bicycle Designs (Grades 3-5)
Graphic Design: Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos (Grades 6-8)

History & Mathematics:
Proving the Pythagorean Theorem (Grades 6-9)

Farming & Gardening:
Calculations from the Farm (Grades 7-10)

Architecture:
Building Materials (Grades 5-8)
Community Geometry (Grades 3-7)

Space:
We Have Liftoff: Math & the Space Program (Grades 7-10)
Modeling the Solar System (Grades 6-9)

Neighborhood Math:
Math in the Park or City (Grades 6-8)
Mathematics of Bicycles I: Wheel Figure This Out (Grades 4-7)
Mathematics of Bicycles II: Gearing Up! (Grades 7-10)

Interdisciplinary Math

Math in Asia:
Abacus (Grades 4-6)
Take a Trip (Grades 9-11)

Math & the President:
Comparing Costs (Grades 5-7)

Math Space Odyssey:
How Long is a Light Year? (Grades 3-5)
How Much Do You Weigh in Outer Space? (Grades 5-8)
The Capacity of the Planets (Grades 8-12)

Elections & Voting:
Borda Count Method (Grades 5-9)
Plurality Voting (Grades 4-8)
Pairwise Comparisons (Grades 8-11)
Approval Voting (Grades 6-9)

Weather:
Temperature Measurement (Grades 5-9)
Wind Chill (Grades 8-10)
Rainfall (Grades 8-11)

Space:
We Have Liftoff:Math & the Space Program (Grades 7-10)
Modeling the Solar System (Grades 6-9)

Health:
Medicine & You (Grades 6-8)

Earth Day:
What We Do Adds Up (Grades 4-6)
A Little Recycling Goes a Long Way (Grades 5-8)

Manipulatives & Math

Math in Asia:
Tangrams & Fractions (Grades 6-8)

Architecture:
Community Geometry (Grades 3-7)

Probability & Statistics

Health:
Comparing Calories in Fast Food Burgers & Chicken (Grades 5-8)

Tables, Charts & Graphs

Math & the President:
Comparing Costs (Grades 5-7)

Outdoor Math:
Fencing the Yard (Grades 5-8)

Math Space Odyssey:
How Much Do You Weigh in Outer Space (Grades 5-8)

Elections & Voting:
Borda Count Method (Grades 5-9)
Plurality Voting (Grades 4-8)
Pairwise Comparisons (Grades 8-11)

Design & Math:
Fashion Design: Patterns & Weaving (Grades 8-11)

Sports & Mathematics:
Will Women Athletes Ever Catch & Surpass Their Male Counterparts? (Grades 5-8)
Exercising Trends Over the Past Ten Years (Grades 3-6)

History & Mathematics:
The Tower of Hanoi (Grades 4-8)

Weather:
Temperature Measurement (Grades 5-9)
Rainfall (Grades 8-11)

Space:
Modeling the Solar System (Grades 6-9)

Health:
Comparing Calories in Fast Food Burgers & Chicken (Grades 5-8)
Medicine & You (Grades 6-8)

Neighborhood Math:
Math at the Mall (Grades 5-8)

Earth Day:
Population Simultations with M&M's (Grades 6-9)
Adventures with the Fish Pond: Population Modeling (Grades 7-10)

Technology & Math

History & Mathematics:
The Tower of Hanoi (Grades 4-8)

Earth Day:
Population Simulations with M&M's (Grades 6-9)
Adventures with the Fish Pond: Population Modeling (Grades 7-10)

Trigonometry

Math & the Movies:
The Geometry of Lenses (Grades 9-12)