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“Leveling Up” In Your Favorite Video Game Math Modeling Activity
03 Apr 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Virginia Parkman1, Cameron Cook2, Greg Wiggins3, Suzanne Lenhart4
1. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 2. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 4. University of Tennessee
Students write linear equations that represent their model for solving a problem about playing video games.
Running the Same Pace During a Marathon
By Cameron Cook1, Greg Wiggins2, Suzanne Lenhart3
1. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3. University of Tennessee
This activity uses Algebra concepts for simple models using long distance running as an example.
Regression: Tree Rings and Measuring Things
By Greg Wiggins1, Suzanne Lenhart2
1. Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2. University of Tennessee
Students develop scatter plots of growth rings by tree diameters and determine the equation of their best fit line.
Modeling an Ironman Race
In this activity students create a model that represents an Ironman race.
Fungus Among Us!
By Kelly Sturner1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Courtney Patterson3
1. National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Synthesis 2. University of Tennessee 3. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
This game introduces the idea of how fungi and plants can work together in a symbiotic relationship.
3-D Printing Models of Cell Organelles and Flowers
By Suzanne Lenhart1, Kelly Sturner2
1. University of Tennessee 2. Argonne National Laboratory
This hands-on module features active learning using 3-D printing technology to teach middleschool students about physical scientific models and cell organelles.
All About Cod For Grades 3-5
By Kelly Sturner1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Virginia Parkman3
1. National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Synthesis 2. University of Tennessee 3. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
This activity uses background from The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky and then uses a simple story to engage students in solving problems using several operations and algebraic thinking math standards.
All About Cod For Grade 2
By Kelly Sturner1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Virginia Parkman1
1. National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Synthesis 2. University of Tennessee
This activity uses data from The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky to engage students in summarizing data in a table and bar graph.
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