The Get Real Math videos showcase over 80 common core skills used in the real world. The videos, produced at manufacturing companies, serve as a capstone after a skill is learned in school. Math skills featured are 3rd grade through high school. The lesson plans are created by math teachers.
What do canisters have to do with math?Manufacturers need to make sure that orders get placed but that they don’t make too much extra so that they have to store it in their warehouse. As they make a changeover from one product to another, they need to determine how much they still need to make. Companies also want to make sure that their manufacturing machines are running smoothly, so they need to keep track of how much scrap product is made.
What does manufacturing waste have to do with math?This video discusses the overall process and the mathematics used at the Kohler Wastelab to develop a high quality tile from waste materials that would normally end up in a landfill. Just because waste material is used to create it, doesn’t mean the resulting tile can’t be strong, durable and beautiful!
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