Rounding

Simplify your life as Tim and Moby introduce you to the principles behind rounding numbers. In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll learn about place values, when to round up and when to round down, and how a number can change depending on where you have to round it to. You’ll even discover some real-world uses for rounding, and why it’s always a good idea to round up if you’re talking about money. Leave your calculator at home!

Rounding Lesson Plan: Determining When to Round Up, Down, or Give Exact Answers

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-4, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the rule for determining whether to round up or down. Students then create and explain real-world scenarios in which both exact answers and rounding could be useful. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Probability and Data Analysis Lesson Plan: What Are the Chances?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students review probability and data analysis skills learned throughout a unit of study. Students then create a paper-based or digital activity that challenges classmates to apply data analysis, graphing, and/or probability skills to fictitious or real-world situations. See more »

Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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