Lesson Plan
West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Search and Rescue Activity

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Get your classes moving and practicing sequences at the same time! Learners move about the room solving problems and finding their solutions. Problems include both recursive and explicit formulas and both geometric and arithmetic sequences.
Unit Plan
Curated OER

#### Linear and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
This comprehensive unit on linear and exponential functions provides numerous clearly-written worksheets. Topics include graphing linear equations, solving systems of equations algebraically and by graphing, identifying the domain and...
Lesson Plan
K20 LEARN

#### Didnâ€™t We Already Learn That Pattern? Functions/Arithmetic Sequences

For Teachers 9th Standards
Just how many toothpicks does the pattern take? After watching a video of someone building a pattern with toothpicks, groups create methods to find the number of toothpicks needed to accomplish that task. Groups either use explicit...
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Flipped Math

#### Sequences

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To say it explicitlyâ€”put the terms in order. Pupils learn about the two main sequences, arithmetic and geometric and discover the general explicit formulas for both types. Using the formulas, learners then calculate specific terms of the...
Lesson Plan
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Bonneville

#### Photovoltaic Solutions "Shark-Tank Style"

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Come up with a great idea and change the world for the better. Working in groups of three, learners apply their knowledge of photovoltaic systems to design a battery-powered electric vehicle capable of replacing gas-powered cars. They...
Lesson Plan
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Bonneville

#### Designing a Solar Charger

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The sun can even charge batteries. The fourth of five lessons in the Solar Transportation unit has pupils design a charger that uses solar modules to charge a 12-volt lead-acid battery. They estimate the charge that accumulates and...
Lesson Plan
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Bonneville

#### Can Portable PV Charge Vehicles?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Take charge of learning about electric vehicles. Instructors first provide the class with information about PV modules and batteries. Learners then conduct an experiment where they connect PV modules in series and in parallel to...
Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

#### Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists use exponential growth and logarithms to model how a virus spreads through a population. Pupils watch a news clip about the 2012 outbreak of Ebola. Scholars then manipulate inactive graphs to see how various factors...
eBook
Rice University

#### College Algebra

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there more to college algebra than this? Even though the eBook is designed for a college algebra course, there are several topics that align to Algebra II or Pre-calculus courses. Topics begin with linear equation and inequalities,...
eBook
Rice University

#### Algebra and Trigonometry

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Move on into trigonometry. An informative eBook takes the content of a College Algebra course and adds more relating to trigonometry and trigonometric functions. The content organization allows pupils to build upon their learning by...
eBook
Rice University

#### Intermediate Algebra

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Algebra concepts are all wrapped up in one nice bow. The resource combines all the concepts typically found in Algebra I and Algebra II courses in one eBook. The topics covered begin with solving linear equations and move to linear...
Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### Sequences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explicitly talk to the class about sequences. A segment of a review series for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment provides a review of arithmetic sequences. Pupils watch a video showing how to find terms given...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math â€“ Target N

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let the resource be part of your lesson sequence. Learners work through eight questions given as part of a PowerPoint presentation in the Claim 1 Item Slide Show series. They must come up with functions for contextual situations and...
Activity
5280 Math

#### Interesting Times

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Gain a little interest in functions with a real-life task. Young scholars analyze home loan data with a geometric sequenceÂ and series. They use the models to make predictions about the total loan payments at certain intervals in a useful...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 2: Linear and Exponential Functions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Write, graph, and model all things linear and exponential. Building on the previous module in a nine-part Algebra I series, learners compare linear exponential modeling. They write equations, graph functions, and analyze key features.
Activity
101 Questions

#### Red Carpet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Roll out the red carpet for an exemplary lesson. Using the dimensions of a rolled piece of carpet, learners calculate the dimensions of the flat sample. Pictures provide individuals with the information they need to make a valid conclusion.
Activity
101 Questions

#### Super Stairs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your classes climbing in the right direction. Young mathematicians collect data from a video presentation. Using their data, they build an arithmetic sequence and use it to make predictions.
Activity
101 Questions

#### Electric Bill

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A brilliant resource is at your disposal. Future consumers investigate and discuss an electric bill. Given only partial information, they estimate the monthly bill. They then consider how tiered pricing will affect the bill.
Activity
101 Questions

#### How Many Hot Dogs?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Top off your hot dogs with a little math. Learners view a video on a hot dog eating contest, and then answer questions using estimation. Using a table of hypothetical data, they create algebraic expressions to represent the situation.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Multi-Function Data Flyer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore different types of functions using an interactive lesson. Learners enter functions and view the accompanying graphs. They can choose to show key features or adjust the scale of the graph.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Linear Inequalities

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
An interactive lesson helps individuals learn to graph inequalities in two variables. Scholars can adjust the interactive to present the inequalities in standard or slope-intercept form.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Linear Function Machine

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
What goes in must come out! Learners play with a function machine to determine the correct function. They enter input values and watch as the machine produces the output.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Recursion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Perform the operation ... and then do it again. Scholars investigate recursive formulas by creating and graphing them. Using the interactive, pupils set the variable, determine the initial value, and type in a recursive formula.The...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Recursive Formulas: Fibonacci Sequence

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore the building blocks of the Fibonacci Sequence. Given the lengths of sides of squares, pupils deduce the pattern to determine the lengths of two more squares. Learners continue to work with recursive formulas to generate numerical...