# ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

Back
ALEX Lesson Plans
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics
Title: Approximations of Pi      Add Bookmark
Description: This student reproducible, from an Illuminations lesson, provides information about and several examples of approximations for the constant pi.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

Subject: Mathematics
Title: Finding Surface Area and Volume      Add Bookmark
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students use an isometric drawing tool to build three-dimensional figures. They then find the surface area and volume of each figure.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

Subject: Mathematics,Science
Description: In this lesson, from Illuminations, students explore the concept of orbits, specifically the connection of Earth-orbiting satellites to the study of the environment. Both geometric and algebraic concepts are presented to students in this application of science and mathematics to a real-world situation.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

Subject: Mathematics
Description: In this Illuminations lesson, students measure the diameter and circumference of various circular objects. They plot the measurements on a graph and relate the slope of the line to the ratio of circumference to diameter. There are also links to online activities.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

Subject: Mathematics
Title: Slope, Pi, and Lines      Add Bookmark
Description: These reproducible transparencies, from an Illuminations lesson, feature pre-activity and summary questions on slopes, pi and lines.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations