Current Activities

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Investigation
Students will create a weighted balance, write an inequality, and use a spreadsheet to make an informed decision and communicate that decision to others..
Grades: 9, 10
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Mini-lesson
Students will use sinusoids (periodic functions) to model daylight data for two US cities (Fairbanks, AK and Miami, FL).
Grades: 7, 8
Mini-lesson
Students will engage in vocabulary-rich conversations about proportional and non-proportional relationships.
Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
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Mini-lesson
Students will look for patterns and construct equations to solve a discrete mathematical problem.
Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Mini-lesson
Students will determine the best location for their ice cream stores. Be prepared to use the Pythagorean Theorem.
Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Mini-lesson
Students will learn about inverse relationship between frequency and wavelength while learning how to construct a pan flute.

Renton Prep Christan SchoolDuring the 2020-2021 school year, fifth through tenth grade students from Renton Prep near Seattle jumped headlong into the investigations, activities, and mini-lessons fround on this website. Leadership at Renton Prep is always looking for creative ways to inspire students so the path to learning is clear and bright.

Additional thanks goes out to the amazing work of Jo Boaler from YouCubed.org and the ingenious products provided by Desmos.com.