This lesson is the first in a series of four lessons which will help build an understanding of area and perimeter by using real world applications in order to build a skateboard park.

# Tag Archives: mathematics

#### Creating an Immigrant Scorecard – Creating a Formula

In this lesson, students will consider and propose various factors that can be used to make decisions regarding prospective immigrants to the United States of America. Students will conduct public opinion research to determine which factors should be used, and the relative weighting that each of these factors should receive, in creating an Immigrant Scorecard.

#### From Ellis Island to the Trump Wall – A Mathematical Analysis

Juxtaposing the architecture of Ellis island with that of the proposed Trump Wall creates many opportunities for mathematical analysis and frames a discussion of how our nation’s attitude toward immigration has changed

#### Solving Linear Inequalities: Introduction and Formatting

From Elizabeth Stapel at Purplemath, this module helps students understand how to solve linear inequalities with an introduction to the topic using both inequality notation and a graphic representation to express the inequality.

#### Ratios

This set of instructional materials and problems helps students understand ratios and proportions, starting with a simple review and progressing into the more advanced territory of similar triangles