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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience. 
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Study Jams! Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Follow this engaging slide show on the calculation of polygon perimeter with some hands-on measurement of perimeters to solidify the concepts. On this webpage there are interactive assessment questions and links to related resources by...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Math

For Teachers 4th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in monitoring their learning with this Common Core checklist. Each standard is written as an "I can" statement, providing fourth graders with clear goals to work toward throughout the school year.
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Area - Problem Solving 18.3

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Six rectangles representing gardens are lined up across the top of this handout. Learners help Mr. Aldo, Lori, Monica, Kip, and Mr. Torez answer questions about their gardens by computing area, perimeter, or cost to cover a garden with...
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Learning About Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Plan a dinner party. Using a book by Marilyn Burns as a context, pupils learn about the relationships between area and perimeter and surface area and volume. The hands-on activities have learners rearrange tables and cut up meatballs to...
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Narrative STEM Lessons

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Read on if engineering interests you. Instructors peruse a set of narrative STEM lessons for grades K-6. All activities are based on reading a children's book and then solving a problem using the engineering design process.
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STEM Construction Block Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Build on techies' knowledge of engineering design. A set of STEM lessons for grades one through six provides instructors with suggestions for engineering instruction. The activities require pupils to design and build structures, such as...
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STEM Narrative Curriculum Design Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Picture books provide great learning opportunities for STEM. A curriculum resource document gives several lessons in each grade level for K-6. The activities have learners read a book before applying the engineering design process to...
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Slow Boat Design

For Teachers 4th Standards
Don't be a drag. Learners work in groups to design boats that move slowly. The provided reason for the activity is that a fish caught on a fishing reel is pulling the boat, causing it to move too fast. The STEM activity teaches the class...
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Design of a Green Roof

For Teachers 4th Standards
Help scholars develop a green thumb by building a green roof. Groups first grow lettuce seeds under normal conditions, then they try to grow the seeds in trays that are slanted by 45 degrees. They learn about tropism and engineering...
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Accessible Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All the 2-D and 3-D measurement work you need is in one location. Divided into three sections, the geometry lesson plans consist of visualization of three dimensions, classifying geometric figures, and finding surface area and volume....
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Extended Performance Task: Tile Floors

For Students 4th Standards
Mathematicians help tile a bathroom and create a layout using graph paper and their knowledge of area in an assessment designed with several performance tasks that build upon one another. 
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Wedding Cake Ribbon

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Customers often want ribbon around fancy cakes, but how does a baker know how much ribbon to buy? Scholars view a cake with multiple layers in different geometric shapes. They must figure the perimeter and circumference and add them...
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Can-struction

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Can you solve it?! A New York City art challenge involves making sculptures from cans. The task is to determine the number of cans used in the engineering award-winning sculpture. Scholars consider the patterns in the different layers to...
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Area and Perimeter of Rectangles: Lesson

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
Around and in—take a different look at rectangles. A portion of a basic geometry playlist discusses the area and perimeters of rectangles. Using the formulas, the presentation works perimeter and area examples with rectangles and squares.
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Area

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Area is a two-dimensional measurement for a two-dimensional figure. The introduction of area expands on the idea of the one-dimensional measurement of length, but instead of staying one-dimensional, it goes in two directions. The video...
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Karl's Garden

For Students 4th Standards
Whose garden is bigger? Assess your class with the area task of finding out if Karl or Makenna's garden is bigger in area.
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Surrounded and Covered

For Students K - 12th Standards
What effect does changing the perimeter have on the area of a figure? The five problems in the resource explore this question at various grade levels. Elementary problems focus on the perimeter of rectangles and irregular figures with...
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Perimeter of Rectangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians have been using formulas for many years, so give them extra practice with complex problems using those same formulas. Your classes apply strategies to problems that require higher order thinking. Examples include one...
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Mixed Practice Word Problems #9

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Reinforce math concepts of multiplication, division, area, cups, and perimeter, with a mixed practice worksheet that offers five word problems.
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A Gardener’s Dilemma

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young horticulturists work together to design a garden plot using their knowledge of measurement, geometric figures, area, and perimeter formulas. Pupils' show what they know via a presentation, evaluation, survey, and quiz.  
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Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 4

For Students 4th Standards
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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Area of Various Shapes

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Find the area of triangles, rectangles, and parallelograms using this metric worksheet.