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EngageNY

#### Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations

For Teachers 4th Standards
Need a unit to teach fractions to fourth graders? Look no further than this well-developed and thorough set of lessons that takes teachers through all steps of planning, implementing, and assessing their lessons. Divided into eight...
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National Security Agency

#### Are You Ready to Call the Guinness Book of Records?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Learners design questions that can be answered by collecting data. In this line-plot lesson plan, pupils collect data and graph on a line plot on world records. An abundant supply of teacher support is provided in this resource.
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American Statistical Association

#### The Gumball Machine

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Chew on an activity for probability. Given information on the number of gumballs in a gumball machine, scholars consider how likely it is to randomly draw a blue gumball and how many of each color they would draw in 10 trials if the...
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US Department of Commerce

#### Featured Activity: Population Change Over Time

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Keep track of a state's population. After a brief discussion on how population data is used for funding, individuals look at population changes over time. Pupils find the population of two states using three different censuses. They then...
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American Statistical Association

#### Speedster

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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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Curated OER

#### Drive the Data Derby

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Three days of race car design and driving through the classroom while guessing probability could be a third graders dream. Learn to record car speed, distances traveled, and statistics by using calculation ranges using the mean, median,...
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Curated OER

#### Button Bonanza

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Collections of data represented in stem and leaf plots are organized by young statisticians as they embark some math engaging activities.
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Public Schools of North Carolina

For Students 4th Standards
Fresh off the press, these math newsletters will challenge the problem solving skills of your young mathematicians. With an incredibly wide variety of questions covering the topics of arithmetic and geometry, these unique...
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Math Moves U

#### Collecting and Working with Data

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Add to your collection of math resources with this extensive series of data analysis worksheets. Whether your teaching how to use frequency tables and tally charts to collect and organize data, or introducing young mathematicians to pie...
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National Security Agency

#### Line Plots: Frogs in Flight

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Have a hopping good time teaching your class how to collect and graph data with this fun activity-based lesson series. Using the provided data taken from a frog jumping contest, children first work together creating a line plot of the...
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PBS

#### Garden Grade 6 Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in applying their knowledge of area and perimeter with a fun geometry lesson. Through a series of problem solving exercises, children use their math knowledge to design different-sized garden plots that meet...
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Federal Reserve Bank

#### Less Than Zero

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Perry the penguin wants to buy a new scooter, but he doesn't have any funds! Walk your kids through the short book Less Than Zero, and have them track his borrowing, spending, and saving on a line graph while you read. Pupils will learn...
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Savvas Learning

#### Saxon Math 5/4

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
You'll never have to search for another worksheet again after downloading this extensive collection of Saxon math materials. With over 600 pages of example problems and skills practice exercises, this is a must-have resource for any...
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Michigan State University

#### Gases Matter

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Young scientists learn that seeing isn't necessarily believing when it comes to the states of matter. After performing a fun class demonstration that models the difference between solids, liquids, and gases, children complete a series of...
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Berkshire Museum

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Help young scientists connect with nature and learn about trees with a fun life science instructional activity. Heading out into the school yard, children choose a tree to adopt, taking measurements, writing descriptions, and drawing...
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Berkshire Museum

#### The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
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Curated OER

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Why do shadows look different in the summer than in the winter? What causes day and night? How can a sundial be used to tell time? Answer these questions and more through two engaging lessons about light and shadows. Fourth and fifth...
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NASA

#### Geographical Influences

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
"If global warming is real, why is it so cold?" Distinguishing the difference between weather and climate is important when it comes to understanding our planet. In these activities, young scientists look at the climate patterns in a...
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#### California's Climate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The United States is a large country with many different climates. Graph and analyze temperature and rainfall data for Sacramento and Washington DC as you teach your class about the characteristics of Mediterranean climates. Discuss the...
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Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### The Human Line Plot

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Learners collect data and use charts and line plots to graph the data. Some excellent worksheets and activities are embedded in this fine lesson on line plots.
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Pennsylvania Department of Education

#### What is the Chance?

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Fourth and fifth graders make predictions using data. In this analyzing data lesson, pupils use experimental data, frequency tables, and line plots to look for patterns in the data in order to determine chance. You will need to make a...
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Beacon Learning Center

#### Line Plots

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Introduce line plots, show examples of tables, graphing on a number line, and engage in a class discussion. Share the process by which statistical data is organized and displayed on a number line. Examples and worksheets are included....
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Alabama Learning Exchange

#### How Old is Your Money?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Elementary learners explore coin mint dates. First, they listen to the book Alexander Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst. They then sort a collection of coins according to their mint date and put them in order from oldest...
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PBS

#### Button, Button

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Youngsters count, classify, and estimate quantities using buttons after a read aloud of The Button Box by Margarette S. Reid. They discuss the difference between guessing and estimating. Based on an experiment, they predict the number of...