These 5-minute videos are great for using the leftover time before the end of a class period in a meaningful way. Each video highlights the use of math in a particular occupation (such as cake artist, art sculptor, architect, urban planner, and landscape designer) and provides activities and discussion questions for extending the understanding further.
This 2-minute video allows our students to see that deep math knowledge can help them create jobs that didn't even exist before. I like to show the job featured in this video (a young woman who creates text to speech apps to help kids learn to read) because it shows that mathematics mastery can help to make the world a better place.
Your creative students will love reading through this! This 33-page, easily printable textbook lays out how fashion designers use a range of math in every single decision they make from fabric choices to pattern making.
This visually-impressive handout of 21 interesting jobs gives your students an impressive range of 21st-century careers that have math at the heart of them. Included: special effects director, forensic scientist, interior designer, and more.