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=81430e5022415fe774ec2e96b0661bfb2c4339840b1c0c9e3f083b5f5fd9febc

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=b375754d8c586133fb4340d2eec60688a08abe240f9fb3315864fd2b1d3f65fe
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=ec68b9c160aa170ffc153552fbf921c9f00c52d4f22b9274dd28503d989b3dd6

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=f9a9b1764795ba657e1c79030f7bd8f6b368975c48a1d99bce6708582b33d253
Aws4 request&x amz signedheaders=host&x amz signature=807ad46631bcc4b0e7024b3d7894311d835d501f64c343ffb73c31e4a09d45e0

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=d8d66cf2fe8a005699c3e8683ee0689bdad622bfe4b2fc8f9d1ea73a4f423c2f
Interested?

Sign Up Now!

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