Math Careers Teacher Resources

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Categories of Mathematics Occupation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore careers in mathematics. In this careers lesson, the teacher leads a discussion about occupations that require math, then students create a short skit about a job that uses math. Lesson includes extension ideas.
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Introduction to Astronomy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We directly see only four percent of the universe. The video introduces astronomy and encourages viewers to think bigger. Starting with what science is and how we define astronomy, it then continues into the many ways astronomy has...
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Careers in Science Lesson Three

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the types of careers that they study of science subjects can lead to. They are introduced to the lesson with the statement as: Today we are looking at a variety of occupations that the study of chemistriy, mathematics...
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Mathematics in Various Carees

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider gender equity in mathematics careers. Students will view 12 15 minute episodes on future math careers then discuss that particular career as well as how women have been treated in both traditional and non traditional...
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Career Education Project in Mathematics

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars research, write away for information, talk to councilors and watch videos all on careers in Mathematics. Students learn about two careers of their choice and present information on one of them to the class.
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Lowest Common Multiple through the Grades

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The LCM will be your new BFF. Learners review least common multiple and least common denominator applications, mostly on fractions, from middle school. Scholars then see how the LCM can be applied to various types of problems from...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore women who have played important roles in the history of math.
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Estimation and Pattern Discovery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers collect sunflower heads from their community garden. They estimate its seed count using different strategies. They graph their estimations on a graph and use calculators to find the actual total.
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Women in Mathematics: History to Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate important women in Mathematics.  In this middle or high school mathematics lesson, students research the accomplishments of women that played an important role in the history of mathematics or women currently...

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