IN MATH, the Georgia Performance Math Standards has
created a number of Content Standards. Those related
to DIATC design activities include: Numbers and Operations,
Measurement, Geometry, Data Analysis & Probability,
Numbers and Operations
- The student will use four arithmetic operations
with fractions and mixed numbers and solve problems
with them (M6N1, 6th grade). The student will understand
and compute positive and negative numbers, and rational
numbers (M7N1, 7th grade).
- Students will use algebraic symbols to find solutions
to mathematical problems (M8N1, 8th grade).
- Students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide
monomials and polynomials (M8N3, 8th grade).
- The student will calculate volume of solid figures through measurement and experiments. Calculate volume and
surface area of right prisms, cylinders and cones (M6M1, 6th grade).
- The student will do measurements and calculate conversions (M6M2, 6th grade).
- The student will understand line and point symmetry,
scale drawings and shapes and sizes of plane figures
(M6G1, 6th grade).
- The student will understand solid figures solid
figures including prisms, pyramids, cylinders and
cones (M6G2, 6th grade). They will explore the manipulation
of various geometric figures (cones, cylinders, pyramids,
and prisms) and compare solid and plane figures Develop
their understanding of the figures in space (M7G2,
- Students will deepen their understanding and ability
to construct plane figures. Construct bisector of
an angel, perpendicular bisector of a line, circles,
chords, etc. Reflection, rotation, symmetry, and translation
(M7G1, 7th grade).
- Students will confirm properties of a figure using
properties of parallel and perpendicular lines, triangles
and parallelograms, and right triangles (including
the Pythagorean Theorem) (M8G1, 8th grade).
A Data Analysis and Probability
- The student will understand ratios and how to use
them (M6A1, 6th grade).
- The student will understand relations between two
quantities as well as how they vary. Direct proportion,
proportional reasoning, inverse proportion are investigated
through mathematical equations and graphing simple
functions. Solve linear equations using whole numbers,
decimals, and fractions (M6A2, 6th grade). The students
will work with variables in formulas that represent
relations and rules. Solve simple mathematical algebraic
expressions. Utilize properties of numbers (commutative,
associative, and distributive) to solve expressions
(M7A1, 7th grade).
- The will represent and analyze data. Build tables,
graphs and show frequency distributions. Understand
and show mean, central tendencies, mode, median, and
range of data (M6A3, 6th grade).
- Student must arrange and order data, use probability
(theoretical and experimental), and predict the results
of investigations (M6A4, 6th grade).
- Students must be able to solve problems involving
linear equations and properties of equality (M7A2,
- Students will know how to use numbers in different
representations and in a real world context (M8A1,
- Students will continue their development using linear
functions and functional relations including: inverse
and direct variations, proportionality, slope (rate
- Students will develop their abilities utilizing
funtions and linear relations. Representing a functional
relation in a formula, table, graph, or by graphing
coordinates on a plane (M7D1, 7th grade). Students
analyze the nature of linear relationships through
graphs. Understand and graphically represent direct
and inverse proportions (M7D2, 7th grade).
- Organize data in tables and solve problems involving
central tendency, mode, median, and range. Make decisions
based on the analyzed data. Represent the data in
graphs and frequency distribution tables (M7D3, 7th