# Real life math

### Explore related topics

Mathalicious is great especially for middle school, high school students. Real life application, full lessons and units aligned to common core

I like this idea and think that I will have to steal it for my next maths display in the corridor. Could get the children to find things to include.

Challenge your students/children to find the angles in their names. In order to connect math skills to real life (personal connection with the name) :)

Word problems, especially multi-step problem solving, is tricky for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. This daily problem solving activity focuses on a single story problem each day to help students build strategies and prepare for standardized tests. Fun facts and reflection areas engage learners, making this the word problem practice students LOVE!

Show your students how math applies in real life! "How Many Movies Can You See in One Day?" to "How Much Did Peterson Lose by Not Cashing His Check?" (real life footbal situation) and more. Practice applying all of those math skills, and show them a reason to learn math!

This is activity can be used when introducing number bonds. Students move in out of the hula-hoops and on the paths to create real life number bonds.

On-the-Job Math Mysteries: Real-Life Math From Exciting Careers

Make a circle graph of your perfect day! Great get-to-know-you activity for the beginning of the school year. Practice fractions, circle graphs, and other math skills while getting to know each other with this and 12 other back to school math activities!

Games that model the math used in the real life careers. Above the games is a link to a quick article with discriptions of exactly what types of math are used, and what they are used for.

Classroom Grocery Math - Cool idea for teaching money and simulating real life experiences with math.