Get Real Math! Videos

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 does color have to do with math?

KI – Lesson Plan – What does color have to do with math? VIDEO

Common Core Mathematical Content Standards

6.EE.2 Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.

6.EE.6 Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem, understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set.

6.RP.3  Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real world and mathematical problems.

7.EE.4 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.

7.RP.3  Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems.

Grades 6 & 7

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