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Math: Term 1 Super Pack

Math: Term 1 Super Pack

$180.00Price

Purchase a discounted term (16 weeks) of classes! This includes:

 

Mastering Linearity with Amur Leopards (4 weeks)

Why are finless porpoises called finless? They don't have dorsal fins! Instead of a dorsal fin, there is a small ridge on their backs that starts just behind their blowhole and extends as far as the tail flukes. They're so good at word problems that they always finish first. Unless—and it could happen!—you get better than them.

 

Through in-class activities and independent practice, students will:

  • Visually locate intercepts and intersections of linear functions by scaling the Cartesian coordinate plane
  • Visually locate intercepts and extrema of non-linear functions by scaling the Cartesian coordinate plane


Galápagos Penguins and Quadratics (4 weeks)

Not all penguins live in the Antarctic: Galápagos penguins live on the equator, and they are the only penguin species that do that! Explore quadratics with us on the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, with the Galápagos penguins.

 

Through in-class activities and independent practice, students will:

  • Factor and expand quadratic expressions by representing them with arrays and combining like terms
  • Factor and expand quadratic expressions with a leading coefficient by representing them with arrays and combining like terms

 

North Atlantic Right Whales Know Notations (4 weeks)

North Atlantic right whales grow up to 52 feet (15.8 m) long and weigh up to 140,000 pounds (63.5 metric tons). To help them keep track of how heavy they are without using too many zeros, they use scientific notation. Because North Atlantic Right Whales are all so heavy, they know scientific notation really well. 

 

Through in-class activities and independent practice, students will:

  • Express very large and very small numbers using both decimal and scientific notation
  • Simplify and evaluate variable expressions involving exponents

 

Visualizing Math with Vaquitas (4 weeks)

You can't really visualize a vaquita without actually seeing a picture of it. The vaquita is a species of porpoise endemic to the northern end of the Gulf of California in Baja California, Mexico. Averaging 150 cm or 140 cm in length, it is the smallest of all living cetaceans. Let's visualize math through word problems with some vaquitas!

 

Through in-class activities and independent practice, students will review:

  • Visually locating intercepts and intersections of linear functions by scaling the Cartesian coordinate plane

  • Visually locating intercepts and extrema of non-linear functions by scaling the Cartesian coordinate plane

  • Factoring and expanding quadratic expressions by representing them with arrays and combining like terms

  • Factoring and expanding quadratic expressions with a leading coefficient by representing them with arrays and combining like terms

  • Expressing very large and very small numbers using both decimal and scientific notation

  • Simplifying and evaluating variable expressions involving exponents

 

  • Day and Time: Wednesdays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
  • Bundle Duration: 32 Weeks
  • Dates: September 18, 2024 - January 29, 2025
    • No class on the following dates:
      • November 27 (Thanksgiving Break) 
      • December 18, 25, January 1 (Christmas Break) 
  • Recommended for: Ages 13+ / Grades 8-9
  • Teacher: TTK Faculty
  • Required Materials: 
    • DreamBox math app*

 

 

*There is an additional $45 charge for DreamBox, which is a one-time purchase for the entire school year. Here at The Thinking Kid, we utilize the DreamBox Math App to enable our students to practice math skills outside of the classroom. DreamBox engages students through math games to test their proficiency in math concepts discussed in class. DreamBox access is essential to student success in our math program. If you have previously purchased DreamBox, please contact us at miriam@thethinkingkid.org