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Curated OER

#### Algebra Cheat Sheet

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Full of info, this handout provides the rules, properties, and common mistakes found in an algebra course. This cheat sheet is a great resource for those hard-to-remember exponent rules and hyperbola equations, along with everything else...
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...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 2: Logarithmic Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
You can't build a fire with these logs! Filled with hands-on investigations, a complete logarithmic unit offers both instruction and practice. Learners first build an understanding of the new function, then explore properties before...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Defining Logarithms

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
An inverse relationship exists between exponents and logarithms, allowing mathematicians to easily convert one to the other. Scholars apply a brief definition of logarithms with a few practice problems. Then, they discover the...
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

#### Sequencer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take the first step into graphing sequences. Learners set the starting number, multiplier, add-on, and the number of steps for a sequence. Using the inputs, the interactive calculates and plots the sequence on the coordinate plane. Users...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Solving Logarithmic Equations

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Pupils follow a chain of reasoning in deconstructing a logarithmic equation step by step. Using their knowledge of logarithms, learners compare the solutions of logarithmic equations when the bases are changed.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Change of Base: River Logs

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Using the answers to the challenge questions, class members work through simplifying a complex logarithmic expression that requires changing bases. Pupils drag values to fill in the steps to arrive at a numerical equivalent expression.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Logarithm Properties: The Log Properties

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Roll a log into an equivalent expression. Given four expanded logarithmic expressions, pupils write an equivalent condensed expression. They identify which properties allows for the simplification.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Exponential Growth: Exponential, Fractal Snowflakes

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Examine an exponential growth model. Using a fractal, learners calculate the perimeters of each stage. When comparing the consecutive perimeters, a pattern emerges. They use the pattern to build an equation and make conclusions.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Logarithms: Logarithm Triangle

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Study logarithmic properties using a triangle. A clever manipulative shows how a triangle can represent the three parts of a logarithmic or exponential equation. Pupils review the concept and then answer guiding questions to further...
Lesson Plan
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Teach Engineering

#### Bone Mineral Density Math and Beer's Law

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hop into a resource on Beer's Law. A PowerPoint presentation introduces Beer's law as part of calculating bone density from X-ray images in the sixth lesson in the series of seven. Individuals work on practice problems with this law and...
Activity
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Teach Engineering

#### Light Intensity Lab

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let there be light. The last installment of a seven-part series has pupils conduct an experiment on light attenuation through different numbers of transparency sheets. They then relate the results back to how X-rays measure bone density.
Lesson Plan
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Teach Engineering

#### Common and Natural Logarithms and Solving Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Log some practice with logarithms. A PowerPoint presentation provides a tutorial on the change of base formula involving natural logarithms and solving exponential equations with logarithms in the fourth installment of a seven-part...
Activity
Teach Engineering

#### Concentrate This! Sugar or Salt...

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Heat up your lessons on boiling points. The resource provides a three-part activity: first, groups find the boiling point of solutions; second, they create boiling point curves for salt and sugar solutions; and third, they mix a solution...
Assessment
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Balanced Assessment

#### A Loud Noise

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In a scale measuring noise, an increase in 10 dB is a 10 time increase in power. Mathematicians examine the data graph of a real world exponential growth, with no logarithmic scale, and then create two equations relating the decibels and...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Solving Exponential Equations

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Use the resource to teach methods for solving exponential equations. Scholars solve exponential equations using logarithms in the twenty-fifth installment of a 35-part module. Equations of the form ab^(ct) = d and f(x) = g(x) are...
Unit Plan
Mathematics Vision Project

#### Module 2: Logarithmic Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Build a solid understanding of logarithmic functions and equations. Five lessons in the module begin by developing the concept of a logarithm. The next lessons address graphing logarithmic functions, logarithmic properties, and solving...
Assessment
EngageNY

#### End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 2 (Module 3)

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The last installment of a 35-part series is an assessment task that covers the entire module. It is a summative assessment, giving information on how well pupils understand the concepts in the module.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Newton’s Law of Cooling, Revisited

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Does Newton's Law of Cooling have anything to do with apples? Scholars apply Newton's Law of Cooling to solve problems in the 29th installment of a 35-part module. Now that they have knowledge of logarithms, they can determine the decay...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Modeling with Exponential Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
These aren't models made of clay. Young mathematicians model given population data using exponential functions. They consider different models and choose the best one.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### The Inverse Relationship Between Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Introducing inverse functions! The 20th installment of a 35-part lesson encourages scholars to learn the definition of inverse functions and how to find them. The lesson considers all types of functions, not just exponential and...