What kinds of online resources has anyone found that presents algebra in real world applications? I would be interested in interactive websites, demonstrations of algebra in the workplace, anything to get students to connect to why algebra is important to learn for life after high school.

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Comment by Sally Irons on December 15, 2009 at 12:22pm
The Futures Channel (http://www.thefutureschannel.com/) is a great resource!! It has a small video clip and pdf worksheets that go with the video to help the students understand the real world problems. Geometry, Algebra, and Measurement are just some of the areas in mathematics that are covered. The problems are described by an actual field expert in the movie.
Comment by Gary Bates on December 16, 2009 at 4:09pm
Great site, Sally! Thanks so much for the feedback.


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