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=e827b05b7a6b42fdb01a8a146b650c6d96dbfd467c668692e9cbdea4b363f74c

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=7d2e6212dfc9229bccca5c2b42b60f7461161a5341414867049340b234caa495
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=5dceacab14fa0ce5dc84208f1ffcdba4428441463da6e11e6bffffedbc50d5eb

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=ec56ef1355fea0f636df43bbf25db2de44053c5771e293b94788470c2e7dfe72
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=7a92b4480fe4914274ffda77ae78221870ae7dfd5d9f0ed001522e903800a602

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=04bfffa36695f4b16794bba462da3f25a0edc5d3bc205da74e9d16d1ceb638d5

Sign Up Now!

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