Friday, July 7, 2017

Math Links for Week Ending July 7th, 2017

A few weeks back @ddmeyer and @Desmos came out with a Desmos activity on graphing points that dealt with fruits. Not much later @BenOrlin created a bunch of his own images on various topics. Check them all out at the link below.
Curriculum Tags: Gr7, Gr8
https://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2017/06/14/life-in-coordinate-planes/

Some neat @desmos activities. This first one is for limits and continuity in Calculus
Curriculum tags: MCV4U
http://blog.desmos.com/post/161904392177/friday-fave-for-may-16


The next activity is for trig functions with a classic adaptation of the hours of daylight data.
Curriculum Tags: MCR3U, MHF4U
http://blog.desmos.com/post/162175673417/friday-fave-for-june-23


And finally one dealing with inequalities
Curriculum Tags: MHF4U
http://blog.desmos.com/post/162449181807/friday-fave-for-june-30





It's more than just making things fun or exciting for kids in math. Students need to be emotionally engaged in what is going on. I feel like that is true for just about any subject but here are some ideas to help that process. Thanks to @KMarkPet for pointing this one out.
Curriculum Tags: All
https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/08/02/how-to-make-math-more-emotionally-engaging-for-students/


Here's a nice quick video to deal with proportional reasoning (via bar graphs) from Dane Elhert. Click on the link below to have the answer revealed.
Curriculum Tags: Gr7, Gr8
https://whenmathhappens.com/2017/06/22/bar-graph/

It took me a while to figure out that this was hot sauce. But I guess the questions is, what math can you suggest with this?
Curriculum Tags: Gr7, Gr8
https://twitter.com/MathletePearce/status/883347117531648003



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