# STEM

##### What is the Volume?
Tips on teaching students who are blind or visually impaired to find the volume, using real-world examples, in alignment with the Common Core State Standards.
##### Ice Cream in Winter - Do Sales Increase or Decrease?
In this hands-on lesson, students with visual impairments practice analyzing data to determine if ice cream sales increase or decrease in winter.
##### Geometry and the GPS
This lesson is aligned with the CCSS and focuses on teaching geometry and the GPS to students with visual impairments.
##### Reflections - Teacher and Student Face Off
Help students with visual impairments to understand reflections and what is meant by "mirror image" in alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
##### Ice Cream In Winter - The Slope
Calculating the slope of a graph with a student who is blind or visually impaired.
##### Pythagorean Theorem and Proof
Lesson on making the Pythagorean Theorem accessible to students with visual impairments.
##### Finding the Shortest Distance Between Two Points
This activity is designed to teach students who are blind or visually impaired to find the shortest distance between two points.
##### Translate (Slide) that Polygon
This CCSS-aligned math lesson makes translating polygons accessible to students with visual impairments.
##### Practical Application of the Pythagorean Theorem: Building a Slide Park
In this math lesson students with visual impairments design a slide park to reinforce their understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem.
##### Know Those Geometry Definitions
This lesson teaching definitions of common geometry terms to students who are blind or visually impaired.
##### Choosing a Cell Phone Plan Using Linear Equations
Help students who are blind or visually impaired to practice using linear equations with the real-life example of choosing a cell phone plan.
##### A Valentine's Day Transformation
Teaching transformation to students with visual impairments using a Valentine's Day theme.
##### How Long Did That Walk Take?
Lesson to teach students who are blind or visually impaired to compute time/distance ratios in alignment with Common Core State Standards.
##### Rotations - O & M Meets Math
This math lesson is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and focuses on the concept of "rotation" with students who are blind or visually impaired.
##### How Do You Get Your Pizza Fix: Does the Season Matter?
This math activity uses a Pizza Season Survey to give students with visual impairments practice creating accessible tables.
##### Properties of Various Angles
This lesson is designed to teach students with visual impairments the properties of various angles.
##### Rotations on a Coordinate Plane
This activity makes rotation of geometric shapes accessible to students with visual impairment, in alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
##### O&M Geometric Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt
This lesson combines English Language Arts, Geometry and Orientation and Mobility in an activity for students who are blind or visually impaired.
##### Constructing Geometrical Figures to Scale
This lesson shows how to use tactile graphics to construct geometric figures to scale with students who are blind or visually impaired.
##### Planning a Party Using Function Tables
This activity is designed to help students understand the use and purpose of a function table in mathematics.
##### Interpreting Data - Finding Clusters and Outliers
Lesson on constructing a graph or table from data with students with visual impairments
##### What's the Translation?
This lesson is designed to teach students who are blind or visually impaired to understand translations in geometry by using coordinate grids and rules.
##### Tessellations and Quilts
Teach students with visual impairments about tessellations using the real-life example of patchwork quilts.
##### To Be Rational or Not To Be Rational - That is the Question!
This lesson, which is aligned with the Common Core State Standards, offers practice with rational numbers and square roots for students with visual impairments.
##### More Precise Definitions of Parallel and Perpendicular
This lesson focuses on definitions of parallel and perpendicular lines with students with visual impairments.
##### Play the Transformation Game
This game is designed to teach students with visual impairments about the transformations of geometric shapes.
##### Graphing Equations with Students with Visual Impairments
This CCSS activity discusses graphing equations with students with visual impairments.
##### Using arrays to model division and find equal groups
This CCSS lesson plan is designed to teach students with visual impairments to use arrays to model division and find equal groups.
##### Investigating slope with Legos - Part 1
This math activity is aligned with the CCSS and focuses on teaching students with visual impairments to determine the slope of a triangle.
##### Selma to Montgomery - Graphing Martin Luther King's Walk
Students graph Martin Luther King's walk from Selma to Montgomery to learn about simple ratios
##### Using a Function Table to Determine Time and Distance Travelled
A math lesson that teaches students with visual impairments to use a function table to determine time and distance traveled.
##### Comparing Car Rentals
This math lesson gives students the opportunity to apply functional skills in calculating and comparing the cost of rental cars.
##### Hockey Geometry
Student can learn more about different geometrical shapes in the world of hockey by visiting a hockey rink for a guided tour or by examining a tactile diagram.
##### Investigating Slope with Legos - Part 2: Using Triangles
Lesson to teach students with visual impairment to find the slope of a triangle.
##### Nemeth and Graphic Interpretation for Division
This lesson plan assists students who are blind or visually impaired in understanding using Nemeth code.
##### Scientific Notation and Astronomy
This activity teaches students who are blind or visually impaired about scientific notation using the example of astronomy to illustrate its importance.
##### Super Bowl Sunday PB and J Sushi for the Crowd
Super Bowl Sunday is traditionally a day to meet with friends and enjoy food and friends. This lesson helps the student adjust a recipe for a crowd.
This lesson will help students understand credits and debits as it relates to a club treasurer's responsibilities
##### O&M and Scale Drawing
Use scale drawings to map out travel routes
##### Is that Remainder of One Correct?
The student will review divisibility rules and use those divisibility rules to help in division.
##### Where Did That Paycheck Go?
Learning how to manage money using a check register.
##### What is a statistical question?
Learning what makes a questions a statistical question.
##### Finding Transformations in Braille Letters
Students will use a Perkins Brailler to reflect, translate and rotate braille characters
##### Interpreting Functions Using Real Life Examples
Lesson idea using simple linear equation with students who are blind or visually impaired
##### POSB 2017 - Collaboration in Action
The POSB 2017 conference in early April was a beneficial opportunity to collaborate.
##### Why Should Students with Visual Impairment Draw?
Students with visual impairment can benefit from drawing in science classes.
##### Leaf Structure and Function
In this activity, students with visual impairments compare the structure and function of broadleaf leaves and pine needles.
##### Ecology: Levels of Organization
In this activity, students order the levels of organization from least to most interactions or vice versa.
##### Introducing Friction
A hands-on activity to introduce students who are blind and visually impaired to friction.
##### Teaching Color Using Wavelength
This activity uses a science-based approach to teach color description to students who are blind or visually impaired.