Practical Uses of Math and Science

Practical Uses of Math and Science, PUMAS, is a collection of 90 examples showing how math and science topics taught in grades 9-12 can be used in interesting settings, including every day life. These examples are written primarily by scientists, engineers, and other content experts having practical experience with the material. NASA’s goal is to capture for high school students how what they learn in math and science is used by working scientists.