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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
Perimeter, Area, and Volume
After providing your learners with a pre-assessment, group learners by ability level. Groups develop and use strategies to find perimeter of regular or irregular shapes using string, paper clips, links, and other objects. They find the area using tiles or counting squares of regular and irregular shapes on a grid.
3rd - 5th Math 117 Views 764 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Multiplying and Dividing in Scientific Notation - Grade 8
Here is really nice set of resources on scientific notation. Eighth and ninth graders explore the concept of multiplying and dividing in scientific notation. In this multiplying and dividing numbers in scientific notation lesson, learners work out problems involving the product of powers and quotient of powers rules for multiplying exponents.
7th - 9th Math 94 Views 389 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Are You Full of Hot Air?
Explore the concept of measuring and recording circumference. For this physical science and measurement lesson, young learners blow up balloons, measure the circumference, and record the data on an interactive graphing website.
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills 21 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Circles and Similarity
Round and round your learners will go learning about the similarity properties of circles. Geometers Sketchpad will be a handy tool Through measuring radii and circumference, learners will confirm the similarity to concepts in the circles world.
8th - 10th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Drawing a Line Tangent to a Circle
Explore lines tangent to a circle. In this math lesson, students manipulate circles and lines on a TI calculator. They draw a circle and analyze perpendicular lines intersecting the circle in only one place. This activity works best if each student has a TI-83 or TI-84 for their own viewing.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
An alternative way to measure things is presented in this PowerPoint. Instead of using rulers, pupils use body parts to measure items in school and distances around the school. Each slide asks learners to measure something using specific body part.
K - 1st Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
How the Rubber Meets the Road
Students design their own tire tread pattern that meets a certain requirement. In this technology lesson, students explore how engineers develop tire treads. They evaluate their own work and share their product with the class.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solar System Scale & Size
Use a variety of whole fruits to represent the different planets in the solar system to introduce scale sizes to your math or space science class. They follow suit by creating a non-scaled model of the solar system using specific-colored pony beads.
K - 8th Science 49 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Safe Food Preparation
Who doesn't love ice cream? Make this delicious dessert with your class while learning about food preparation in the tenth lesson of this series. Teach about the importance of cleanliness and proper cooking techniques in order to avoid illness and the consumption of harmful chemicals.
K - 5th Science 28 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Metric System Jeopardy
Measure young mathematicians' understanding of the metric system with this fun game of Jeopardy. Covering a variety of topics from unit abbreviations and measurement tools, to performing calculations and unit conversions, this comprehensive resource is an engaging way for learners to demonstrate their knowledge of this widely used measurement system.
4th - 8th Math 7 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Angle Relationships in a Circle
Use this detailed lesson plan to guide learners in discovering the relationship between central angles and inscribed angles that intercept the same arc in a circle. Your mathematicians construct circles and angles, then measure the angles and use their data to make conjectures and informally state the Central Angle Theorem.
9th - 11th Math 20 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Measurement: Finding Areas of Rectangles
Gardening geometers construct the formula for the area of a rectangle by viewing a video revolving around two young people, their lawn mowing business, and their need to charge by the square meter. A relevant real-life application lesson!
3rd - 5th Math 39 Views 230 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It won't take young mathematicians long to learn how to measure length with this fun, hands-on activity. Working in pairs, children use Unifix® or snap cubes to measure and record the lengths of different classroom objects. To extend the activity for early finishers, consider providing a series of questions asking them to compare the lengths they recorded, or have them measure the objects again using a different manipulative.
K - 2nd Math 12 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Break out the balances for this primary grade lesson on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom objects. A graphic organizer is provided for recording results, with children drawing a picture of the object and writing down the weight they measured.
Pre-K - 1st Math 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is Genomics?
How do geneticists create a genetic map with only fragments of DNA? Through a series of activities, high schoolers piece together the mystery of genome mapping. By working together to compile a DNA sequence that is as complete as possible, learners understand some of the limitations facing scientists, as well as begin to relate to why collaboration is a must in science.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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1st - 12th Science 11 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable