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Maximum Power Point
Students investigate how to optimize the power output of a photovoltaic cell using a home-made gnomon stand. They use data collected to create current-voltage and power-voltage curves and determine the "maximum power point," (MPP) at which their PV cell operates.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
What's Your Average? What Do You Mean? I'm More Than Just Average
Upper grade and middle schoolers collect data, analyze and interpret the data. This three-part instructional activity should provide learners with a firm understanding about the differences between mean, median, and mode and how to perform the calculations necessary to come up with each.
5th - 7th Math 18 Views 246 Downloads
Young scholars explore speed of a falling object. In this seventh or eighth grade mathematics lesson, students collect and analyze data as they graph distance as a function of time. Young scholars investigate how a change in mass affects the average speed of a falling object.
7th - 8th Math 6 Views 27 Downloads
Students analyze ACC basketball statistics. In this statistics lesson, students convert data collected in to decimals and fractions. They create a spreadsheet using their data and convert their answers to percent. This lesson is done during basketball season.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 16 Downloads
Students graph scatter plots and interpret a quadratic function using TI-Nspire calculator. They also apply the vertex form of a quadratic equation and calculate the maximum value of a parabola. Finally, students identify and interpret what physical property is represented along the x-axis and y-axis and what the units are.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 18 Downloads
Glenbrook South High School Science Scoring Rubric: Student Laboratory Reports
Here is an unexpected, but practical resource. It is not a instructional activity, but rather an outline of what a science laboratory participant should include in a report. Especially valuable is a grading rubric that spells out what is expected for each portion of the lab report.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Count The Letters
Students perform activities involving ratios, proportions and percents. Given a newspaper article, groups of students count the number of letters in a given area. They use calculators and data collected to construct a pie chart and bar graph of the information.
6th - 9th Math 3 Views 50 Downloads
Discovering American Symbols
Help youngsters get to know their states and capitals, explore their own country, and study American symbolism. They take a "trip" across America collecting symbols, images, and information about each state as they go (through text and Internet research).
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
A Planting We Will Go
Even the youngest kids can make scientific comparisons using collected data. They read The Tiny Seed, then discuss the essential nutrients and elements needed for a seed to grow into a blooming plant. They plant seeds and track their growth using a sting, create paper plant, and label it.
K - 2nd Language Arts 13 Views 40 Downloads
Harry Potter Research Project
Students work together to complete a research project on Harry Potter. They write a research question and develop a survey to give to their classmates. Using the results, they create a graph and draw conclusions about the data collected.
4th - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
Surveying: The base paths at Poland Central School
Students work in groups of two to gather information on surveying the base paths at the school. They interpret results to make the base paths level and to the right grade and draw the contour on the program AutoCAD.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
A Sweet Drink
Young scholars investigate reaction rates. In this seventh or eighth grade mathematics lesson, students collect, record, and analyze data regarding how the temperature of water affects the dissolving time of a sugar cube. Studetns determin the line of best fit and relate slope to rate of change.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 34 Downloads