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

Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=e357827267373bb5106331f44629bd29dad6b63a508331e4c07942e37ce1639f

Domino Effect

How much is Domino’s really charging for pizza? Students use slope, y-intercept, and linear equations to explore the costs of different-sized pizzas at Domino’s and debate whether the pizza chain should be more transparent in its pricing.
View Lesson

XBOX Xponential

How have video game consoles changed over time? Students create exponential models to predict the speed of video game processors over time, compare their predictions to observed speeds, and consider the consequences as digital simulations become increasingly lifelike.
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=96a889794d553053bb29550e77430caf515ec48f6daff2ceb62e16f37d4caf77
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=653255d10003019a50ddae00472fead4d365879a0e026b162a66499c1700feb9

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=0cafe90523940e2349a6226029df5d387747ccbdfe2e909fd3fe3c9df62f3750
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=937d79431a8b529136dc267935821e4609c4ecb77ebc8ee240fcf4cd3cad5a37

New-Tritional Info

Should fast food restaurants rewrite their menus in terms of exercise? Students write and evaluate expressions to determine how long it takes to burn off foods from McDonald’s and debate the pros and cons of including this information on fast food menus.
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=90935416ce7bd1373a048dc89913a96cccc554f07af45f1a482d2b4ba13e4e53

Sign Up Now!

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