Mathalicious: Pandemic
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In this lesson, students use exponential growth and logarithms to model how a virus spreads through a population and evaluate how various factors influence the speed and scope of an outbreak.

Mathalicious: Domino Effect
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In this lesson, students use slope, y-intercept, and linear equations to explore the costs of different-sized pizzas at Domino’s and debate whether the pizza chain should be more transparent in its pricing.

Mathalicious: Seeking Shelter
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In this lesson, students write linear equations to model the homeless populations in New York City and Los Angeles and discuss what they can do to aid people experiencing homelessness in their communities.

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Students decompose irregular polygons into triangles and rectangles, find their areas to estimate the fraction of a scene that’s advertising, and discuss the pros and cons of living in an ad-free world.

Mathalicious: Tricks of the Tray'd
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In this lesson, students calculate volumes of rectangular prisms and use that information to design an appealing and well-balanced tray.

Mathalicious: Harmony of Numbers
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In this lesson, students learn how the notes plucked on stringed instruments are mathematically related.

Mathalicious: Frame Rate
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In this lesson, students use unit rates to explore the frame rate of a camera and video player.

Mathalicious: Leonardo Numbers
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In this lesson students will explore his famous pattern, and will use it to reveal the golden ratio, which many believe is Nature’s standard of beauty.

Mathalicious: Family Tree
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In this lesson, students are introduced to the principle of exponential growth, and use it model the mathematics of ancestry

Mathalicious: Layer Strands On Me
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In this lesson, students are introduced to cross sections through MRI images.

Mathalicious: F-Stop in the Name of Love
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In this lesson, students use the area of circles and fractions to explore how to properly expose a picture, and how photographers use depth of field and motion blur to get the perfect shot.

Mathalicious: Square Dancing
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In this lesson, students use concrete models to explore square numbers and square roots and confront the philosophical and moral questions posed by the existence of irrational numbers.