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 133 lessons in our library!
Here are some popular samples:

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=a5b92c1fecc4c396b92b12943d7f5319c129c2ba5b5d3b8e1a944c6033ae1d40

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=8fa8f7957d479bf69c23723e50c99516904856deb51d571b3c0f453af97b11f0
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=fbe2118147bb47f3de4db103545494661d94466929434556d2f87736cb744416

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=7b4f2e34d41a7e0ffad28a0e219ebcb818672a8c67a7813d36b90ddb82e1af08
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=901e6ae2255b3fdbf999f230c08dd646bc981fec8cb29583bd702dd5ba96248f

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=ab22fb9f801e0410ca132b7d82af3bdf04d679e6ad638d9386f3718ad7030984

Sign Up Now!

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