Real-life Math

Real-life Math

Real-life Math

Date posted: April 11, 2017

What do zoo keepers, woodworkers, police accident investigators, nurses and real estate appraisers have in common? They all use math in their work.

Real-life math

Real-life Math is a series of 20 short videos created by Arizona PBS that feature professionals in a number of fields discussing how they use math in their careers. They reveal how math concepts and skills are necessary in everyday life, and show how diverse careers use math skills daily.

In addition to the videos there is supplemental material such as activities for teaching math.  Click here to find the videos on PBS Learning.

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