Tag Archives: measurement & data

From Ellis Island to the Trump Wall – A Mathematical Analysis

Oktober 13th, 2017

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

Do you Measure Up? Area and Perimeter

Oktober 13th, 2017

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.

Creating an Immigrant Scorecard – Creating a Formula

Oktober 13th, 2017

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.