Real World Math: Concept Lessons - Polyhedrons w. SketchUp
Real World Math

This page will suggest several ways it can be used to study polyhedrons. 

Real World Math: Concept Lessons - Tessellations w. SketchUp
Real World Math

Tessellation is a math topic that is usually found off the beaten path but they contain important geometry and measurement concepts. 

Real World Math: Project Based Learning - SketchUp
Real World Math

Google SketchUp software enables students to create 3D models that can be placed in Google Earth. 

Real World Math: Project Based Learning - Community Building
Real World Math

Once students become more adept with the SketchUp application they are ready to create models for Google Earth. 

Measurement,,Geometry,Scale,Problem Solving

Real World Math: Exploratory Lessons - Four Color Map
Real World Math

This is a fairly simple puzzle for students to solve but it took over a century for it to be proven with computers. 

Siemens STEM Day: Body Systems in Space
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will learn about the upcoming planned missions to Mars from various space companies. They will then design a product that could be used to help astronauts as their bodies face the rigors of space on the long journey to Mars.