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New Mexico State University

#### Atlantean Dodgeball

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Develop ratios within sporting games. Class members watch a video about dodgeball and see how coaches compare the scores. Pupils then work with ratios to compare the scores throughout the tournament. Using their knowledge of ratios, they...
Instructional Video3:36
New Mexico State University

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Get the best ratio for a good date. The class watches a video where dates are rated based on the ratio of words spoken. Pupils then use the ratios in the video along with other given ratios to find equivalent ratios. Finally, they...
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#### Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Markup and Markdown Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
There is a 100 percent chance this resource will help pupils connect percents to financial literacy. Young mathematicians use their knowledge of percents to find markups and markdowns in financial situations in the seventh segment in a...
Worksheet
Lane Community College

#### Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
This jumbo worksheet contains everything you need to get through Pre-Algebra. Begin with simple expressions, and end with linear functions and polygons. There are multiple problems for each topic to make sure those skills are set.
Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...
Worksheet
Math Stars

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
Unit Plan
North Carolina State University

#### Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
Interactive3:08
Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Percents

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sam's mom is a bowling woman and her birthday is around the corner. Can Sam afford the shirt in the store window for her? Mia helps him solve a multi-step percent problem to figure it out!
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Curated OER

#### 7.RP Music Companies, Variation 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Real-world multiple-step proportion problems are sometimes hard to find for your math class. Here is one designed specifically to meet that need. Learners use proportional relationships to determine price per share in the acquisition of...
Activity
Curated OER

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
If you have ever injured your shoulder, you know it takes a while to improve your arm's range of motion. In this real-world example, young mathematicians gain insight into the world of physical therapy while they analyze a case study...
Activity
Curated OER

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
"Fore!" All right, no one really yells this out in miniature golf, but this well-defined activity will have your charges using lots of numbers in their unique design of a miniature golf hole. Included in the activity criteria is the...
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Curated OER

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Farming is full of mathematics, and it provides numerous real-world examples for young mathematicians to study. Here, we look at a cylinder-shaped storage silo that has one flat side. Given certain dimensions, students need to determine...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Whirligig Lollapalooza

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
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National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

#### STEM: Lou-Vee Air Car

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A comprehensive lesson on acceleration awaits your physicists and engineers! Two YouTube videos pique their interest, then sample F=ma problems are worked and graphed. The highlight of the lesson is the building of a Lou-Vee air car!...
Lesson Plan
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

#### Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson plan explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
Lesson Plan
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

#### Information Technology: Photoshop Scale

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice...
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K20 Learn

#### If Our Classroom Were The World: Proportions And Percents

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
It's a small world after all. Classmates consider world population, languages, and religions in a cross-curricular instructional activity. Applying percentages and proportions, they determine what the class make-up would be if the class...
Activity
NASA

#### Roving on the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Build a rover for pennies in a fun-filled activity! Young engineers design, build, test, and evaluate a lunar rover model. Using rubber bands, plastic straws, and cardboard, teams collaborate to make a rover model with spinning wheels....
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Bonneville

#### Solar Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Put the infinite power of the sun to good use. Young scientists learn about solar energy by completing a challenging project. They imagine that they are in charge of planning a solar panel array for a building and must decide where to...
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Bonneville

#### Home Energy Audit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reduce energy consumption and save some money at the same time! The third of seven installments in the A Community Powered by Renewable Energy unit focuses on energy use in the home. Learners investigate the energy needs of small and...
Lesson Plan
Bonneville

#### Using a Multimeter to Analyze a Solar Circuit: Measuring Current and Voltage—Calculating Power and Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Power to the people who understand electricity. A simple experiment teaches pupils how to set up an electric circuit that includes a solar module and how to measure voltage and current using a multimeter. They calculate power and...
Lesson Plan
Bonneville

#### Circuit Analysis With Solar Energy: Measure the Power Consumed by Various Devices

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Power up the class with a lesson plan on electronics. Scholars use a solar module to create an electric circuit. They connect different devices to the circuit and measure the voltage and current. Based on the measurements, they calculate...
Activity
Gfletchy

#### Thumbs on Fire

For Students 7th Standards
How fast are those thumbs? Pupils view a short video showing a person typing out a text message in a speed challenge. They use the information they can glean from the video to estimate the number of seconds it will take to completely...