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|New York Times on the Web|
|A new lesson plan each day, each based on the day's news. Math lessons explore such topics as understanding the value of numbers in the newspaper; calculating refugee camp supply costs; examining the promise and problems of an "internet time" system; interpreting opinion polls; analyzing baseball hall of fame statistics; learning about company mergers through interpreting and creating graphs; analyzing statistics and creating graphs; using maps, statistics, and written texts to recognize the H.I.V. explosion in Africa; determining criteria of greatness in the math or social studies classroom; a lesson in comparative economics; researching epidemics; and unmasking mathematical concepts in the art world. The lesson plan archive includes many other subjects including science and technology. Authors include Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network; and Lorin Driggs, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Data Analysis, Graphing of Data, Statistics, Art, Medicine/Health, Astronomy, Economics, Sociology/Anthropology, Sports|
|Math Ed Topics:||Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies|
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