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Visit this site: http://idea.startribune.com/idea/need/math_sci.html

Author:Star Tribune, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Description: The newspaper provides students with opportunities to apply their math skills to real-life problems and to read up-to-date scientific information. Math You Can Bank on: real-life money and consumer skills; Mathematics in the News: from the simple calculation of a few grocery items to the more challenging calculations of car financing; Science in the News: lessons teach students how to look for current information in the newspaper that they can use throughout their lives. For grades 4-12. Schools may order newspapers.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Arithmetic/Early Math, Mathematics of Investment/Finance, Interest Calculation

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