Travel back to the Renaissance period as a Portuguese spice trader with a large sailing ship. Success brings riches, failure brings ruin, so carefully decide which route, crew size, and goods to trade, and where to stop along the way.
Build a bridge between two disciplines by identifying a connecting concept, or idea that has value in both disciplines. Complete the structure by adding instructional activities that build students' understanding of the concept, within and across disciplines.
Classify the different types of numbers we use, and learn how numbers and operations relate to one another. Start with counting numbers and then add integers, rationals, algebraic, and, finally, real numbers to the line.