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Planning a Trip to Disneyland Or Disney World, Part Two
Students, in groups, use data collected in the previous lesson to plan a trip to Disneyland or Disney World. Using skills they developed in the previous lessons, students determine meals, lodging, air travel, and incidentals.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students collect data on the turbidity of water. In this data collection on the turbidity of water lesson, students record the amount of light passing through a water sample. Students add dirt 10 grams at a time to the water and record the light intensity.
7th - 8th Math 3 Views 10 Downloads
A Sweet Drink
Students 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
Graphing It Daily
Students identify and demonstrate a positive learning attitude and use basic concepts and skills. Learners also communicate clearly in oral, artistic, written, and nonverbal form. Finally, students participate in the daily data collection and graphing experience by adding to the class data.
K - 3rd Math 3 Views 73 Downloads
From Sea to Shining Sea
A solid, engaging discussion can really help students get excited about a particular topic. This teacher lead discussion get students thinking about the time it took for each of the 50 States to join the union, while considering geographical features and reasons people chose to move Westward.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Volume and Surface Area
Build boxes using unit cubes to compare surface area and volume. The group performs multiple experiments to determine properties of volume, such as if it makes a difference which order the dimensions are multiplied in. Extensive resources, including admission and exit tickets, worksheets, and related units, are available.
4th - 6th Math 6 Views 218 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose essays that compare the ethnicity and identity that they experience to that of ancient people or the nineteenth century Middle Eastern world.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Student Designed Investigations Part 4 - Poster Presentations/Science Fair
Third through fifth graders prepare posters to present at a science fair. Working with a partner, pupils conduct investigations and prepare a poster to present their findings. They rehearse their presentations, and add visual aids; charts and graphs that enhance their material.
3rd - 5th Science 16 Views 31 Downloads
Graphing and the Coordinate Plane
Ready to introduce your class to the coordinate plane? This website includes a detailed lesson plan that includes two interactive games to help learners practice graphing ordered pairs. The scripted discussion is a little cheesy and a little more direction might be necessary for the games, but would be an easy way to practice graphing online.
5th - 8th Math 113 Views 142 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the Concept of Probability
Acquaint mathematicians to the concept of probability with a discussion about the results of a game. Then have them play a dice, card, spinner, or coin game and recording the number of wins vs. the number of tries on an interactive web page.
7th - 10th Math 23 Views 164 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Application and Modeling of Standard Deviation
The first activity in this resource has learners computing the mean and standard deviation of two different data sets and drawing conclusions based on their results. The second activity has them using a dice-rolling simulation to generate data and then compare the results to a normal distribution.
9th - 12th Math 17 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
I Can Determine The Height Of A Rocket!
Maybe your class wouldn't be taking a field trip to a rocket launching site, but the ideas presented here could be used for a new by clock tower, tree, or telephone pole. Learners use trigonometric ratios to determine the heights of tall structures.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sound Walk: Discovering Data and Applying Range, Mode, and Mean
Elementary schoolers sharpen their listening skills as they use sound maps, tallies, and line plots to organize and interpret data. Everyone takes a "sound walk," and focuses on the sounds around them. They chart and tabulate the sounds heard, then go back to class and construct a line plot.
2nd - 5th All 23 Views 44 Downloads
See How They Run! The 100 Meter Dash
Combine math and exercise using this resource. Learners record their times as they run the 100 meter dash. They use this information to create bar graphs, circle graphs, and histograms. They compare their times to current world records and to the results of other classes.
6th - 8th Math 21 Views 55 Downloads