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.
Common Core Mathematical Content Standards:
8.G.7: Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.
-For 8th grade, students could solve the angle measure by creating a diagram on graph paper and measuring the angle with a protractor.
HS.G.STR.8: Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.
The following are links to career videos related to this lesson.
Mechanical Design Engineer - Brian Danielson, Lindquist Machine Corporation 2017
Materials Planner - Megan Lambrecht, Nercon Eng. & Mfg., Inc. 2015
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