Real World Math Skills - How Math is Used in Manufacturing Careers
This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in manufacturing jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to compute volume, surface, percentages, etc. to solve problems in manufacturing and shipping products.

Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day.

This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades.

Files included:
• Teacher & Student Resources
• How Manufacturing Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout
• How Manufacturing Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key
• Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”
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  • Math-in-Manufacturing-UNIT.pdf

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Created: Jun 6, 2017

Updated: Nov 4, 2018


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