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#### Understanding Science and Engineering Through Solar Power

The Understanding Science and Engineering Through Solar Power unit module teaches scholars how to conduct investigations and the steps for scientific inquiry and experimentation. To begin, young scientists conduct two probes to...

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#### Overruled!

It is all a matter of feet. Scholars first watch a video about measurement and conversions. While watching the video and with additional practice, pupils determine that proportional relationships create a straight line through the...

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#### Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...

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#### Soda Straw Rockets

Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces...

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#### Study Jams! Units of Measurement

As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...

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#### Who is the Tallest?

A simple question, with a not-so-simple answer. Working with whole and mixed number measurements in inches, feet, and yards presents a problem with many possible solutions. A great activity that challenges the minds of young...

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#### A Hundred Bales of Hay

This lesson combines math, visual arts, and language arts activities that all focus on the making, and baling of hay. The activities can be adjusted to address different age ranges. Most of the activities focus on gaining...

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#### Using Conversion

Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...

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#### Converting Gallons to Quarts, Pints, and Cups

Provide your students with the context and information they'll need to convert gallons to quarts, pint, and cups. In this video, Sal defines gallons, quarts, pints, and cups. Then he uses this information to solve a problem where he must...

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#### Making Observations and Recording Data for Solar Powered Water Pumping

Get pumped about an activity with water pumps. The fifth of seven installments in the Understanding Science and Engineering unit has pupils learn how to make observations, record data, and create data displays. Each group measures the...

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#### Scale Ella

Develop a sense of scale. After watching a video about scaling up and scaling down objects, the class participates in a discussion around scale factors. Pupils make a connection between scaling using division and scale factors between...

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#### Speedster

Catch me if you can. Scholars collect data on reaction time by catching a falling ruler or by using an Internet app. They determine the median of the data, create graphs, and analyze the results. They also compare their data to the rest...

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#### Size and Scale – Learning about Measurement

Can you visualize one billionth of a meter? It's not easy to understand the scale of a nanometer. Learners use a hands-on lesson to develop an understanding of the size of a nanometer in comparison to common objects. They walk away with...

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#### Once Upon a Time

Examine the relationship between time and geometry. A series of five lessons provides a grade-appropriate problem from elementary through high school. Each problem asks learners to compare the movement of the hands on a clock to an angle...

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#### Movin 'n Groovin

Examine the consequences of varying speed. An engaging set of five problem sets challenges young mathematicians by targeting a different grade level from K-12. In the initial lesson, scholars make conclusions about the time it takes two...

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#### Measuring in Metrics

Practice measuring skills with a 10-question worksheet that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.

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#### Food Labels: Grades 3-5

Bring awareness to the ingredients scholars ingest daily with two lessons that look deeply into food labels. The first lesson explores the difference between processed and fresh foods while the second lesson focuses on sugar content.

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#### Charting the Progress of New Horizons

In 2006, New Horizons began its mission to fly to Pluto. As it continues its journey, scholars track its progress with the help of an informative website, all the while reinforcing measurement concepts with the construction of a scaled...

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#### Reading Scales

After watching a video on how to read different types of scales, young mathematicians complete eight problems involving scales. From thermometers to number lines to rulers and clock, class members identify various numbers on scales.

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#### Mixed Practice Word Problems #10

Reinforce math concepts with a five question, mixed practice worksheet. Questions presented as word problems require scholars to show what they know about multiplication, division, money, and converting inches to feet.

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#### Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 4

Have scholars show what they know with a 20-page assessment aligned to the California State Standards. The test covers concepts such as large and whole numbers, all four mathematical operations, fractions, decimals, geometric figures,...

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#### Nutrition and Physical Activity

Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the...

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#### Measures of Length 2

Converting lengths is the focus of a metric instructional activity that involves mathematicians to calculate a given number by 1000, and then convert a measurement using kilometers into meters. Finally, learners are asked to solve two...

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#### Measures of Length

A set of ten skill-based problems and two word problems make up a metric activity in which measuring length and converting units of measurement is the focus.