We’ve created a host of lessons that integrate math into other subject areas. Check out these fun ways to explore the M in STEM!
Lessons marked with an orange gear icon address engineering within the Next Generation Science Standards.
Cryptobabel: Coded Communication
Students are presented with a top-secret scenario in which they must intercept a message from a spy.
Lesson: 75-90 minutes
Hashing and Cracking: Password Essentials
Students take on the role of an entrepreneur creating their own company website. How can they make the login system as secure as possible?
Lesson: 50-60 minutes
Catch It, If You Can
Build and develop a scale drawing of a rain catchment system that will help conserve water. Explore challenges associated with drought in California and how water conservation can be part of a solution.
Lesson: Five or six 60-minute sessions
Traverse the Terrain
Explore using coordinate planes to navigate a rover through uncharted territory on Mars. Engage in communication and quality control best practices by mapping obstacles and checking other teams’ instructions for accuracy.
Lesson: 60 minutes
More Plastic, More Problems: Using Ratios to Get Real
Design a device that removes garbage from the ocean while minimizing the number of animals collected.
Lesson: Five to seven 50-minute sessions