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Practical Uses of Math and Science

A collection of brief examples showing how math and science
topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings,
including every day life.


Featured PUMAS Example

  • What makes cities hot? An urban heat island activity

    Explore how differences in surfaces can cause temperature differences on the rnground and in the air, and why

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The PUMAS examples are aimed primarily at helping pre-college teachers enrich their

presentation of topics in math and science.


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