M^{3 }Challenge launched a a seven-part video series called "Math Modeling: Getting Started and Getting Solutions" --- a how-to video guide providing an instructional treatment of the math modeling process. The videos feature students working through each of the seven components of the modeling process, and explain each activity along the way.

### Check out the trailer to learn more about the video series! The seven full episodes follow the trailer.

### Part 1: What is Mathematical Modeling?

### Part 2: Defining the Problem

### Part 3: Making Assumptions

### Part 4: Defining Variables

### Part 5: Getting a Solution

### Part 6: Analysis

### Part 7: Reporting the Results

#### Each two or three-minute video includes footage of students working through one of the seven components of the modeling process:

- Introduction to Math Modeling

- Defining the Problem

- Making Assumptions

- Defining Variables

- Getting a Solution

- Analysis & Model Assessment

- Reporting the Results