Finally. Math class is awesome.

Real-world lessons from Mathalicious help middle and high school teachers address the Common Core Standards while challenging their students to think critically about the world.

We currently have 134 lessons in our library!
Here are some popular samples:

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=a41a3f7d07f44206f3186822975e59b400abede5d8c971a1ddae52637e09963d

Domino Effect

How much does Domino's charge for pizza? Students use linear functions — slope, y-intercept, and equations — to explore how much the famous pizzas really cost.
View Lesson

XBOX Xponential

How have video game console speeds changed over time? Students write an exponential function based on the Atari 2600 and Moore's Law, and see whether the model was correct for subsequent video game consoles.
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=5db03d2bb138c59414fbeca6cbe9a3ccf0ab64dd7c252209a90ad8b743f6e8ac
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=0fe1855649c55243baebf9dc0e639de621f3e404dcd43ccadb61a524b811d40d

On Your Mark

Do taller sprinters have an unfair advantage? Students use proportions to find out what would happen if Olympic races were organized by height.
View Lesson

Three Shots

In basketball, should you ever foul at the buzzer? Students use probabilities to determine when the defense should foul...and when they should not.
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=0878586fbc8d71046136dc81d9f8c29e0908fb4d34ec38b36c87008c2968f1f3
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=4ba9de128b26fefd9f30b9db6d0e141b3987121fb3915719b049f43be407908d

New-Tritional Info

How long does it take to burn off food from McDonald's? Students use unit rates and proportional reasoning to determine how long they'd have to exercise to burn off different McDonald's menu items.
View Lesson

Fall of Javert

Could Inspector Javert have survived the fall? Students use quadratic models to determine how high the bridge was in Les Misérables, and explore the maximum height from which someone can safely jump.
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=6ef9183a20d503744ff2bb8bcc74774a4904cb4a504660880b595e8d730a4bdc
Interested?

Sign Up Now!

Mathalicious lessons provide teachers with an opportunity to
teach standards-based math through real-world topics that
students care about.