Get Real Math! Videos

The 28 Get Real Math videos showcase over 40 math skills used in the real world. The videos serve as a capstone after a skill is learned in school to be applied in a real world situation at a manufacturing company. Math skills featured are 3rd grade through high school. The lesson plans were created by math teachers.

What do coffee filters have to do with math?

ROCKLINE INDUSTRIES - Lesson Plan & Answer Key - What do coffee filters have to do with math? VIDEO

Common Core Mathematical Content Standards:

  • 6.NS.3:  Fluently add, subtract, multiply and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.
  • 6.NS.2:  Fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.
  • 6.RP.3d:  Use ratio reasoning to covert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities.
  • 7.EE.4a:  Use variables to represent quantities in a real-world or mathematical problem, and construct simple equations and inequalities to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities.  Solve word problems leading to equations of the form px+q=r, where p q, and r, are specific rational numbers.

The following are links to career videos related to this lesson.
Continuous Improvements Technician - Adel Ajeti, Rockline Industries 2016
Maintenance Technician - Eric Aguirre, Rockline Industries 2013
Technical Writer - Jaclyn Novak, Rockline Industries 2012


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