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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 4: Expressions and Equations

For Teachers 6th Standards
A 36-part unit boosts sixth-graders' math skills with a focus on expressions and equations. Scholars take part in 34 lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as collaborative learning opportunities....
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Polymers: Instant Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Is it easy to make snow? Scholars use critical thinking skills as they investigate the concept of polymers by making snow. The class tests several different variables and takes measurements over the course of several days. They then...
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Kinetic Molecular Theory: What Can a Spray Can Teach Us About Chemistry?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever left a can in a hot car and had it explode? Scholars complete an online simulation in which they choose the dependent and independent variables related to kinetic molecular theory. Then after a brief lecture, pupils complete an...
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Task: Mini-Problems

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Your learners will expand their deeper-thinking and problem-solving skills while they model these real-life scenarios using linear functions. Beginning with the creation of tables, equations, and graphs for each situation, learners are...
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Walking the Plank

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a cool math activity. Kids collect and interpret data based on a physical act. A board is balanced between a scale and a step, learners record a peer's weight as it decreases while s/he walks further away from the scale. They...
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Ratey the Math Cat

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewFind a perfect way to recognize rates. The class first watches a video that emphasizes the word per when referencing a rate. Pupils then use their knowledge to create their own rates via station activities. Finally, individuals use...
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Pizza, Pizza!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ponder the problem of pizza prices. Pupils use provided information about two different pricing schedules for pizza. They create tables of values and functions to represent the pricing schemes, consider domain restrictions, and identify...
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The Magic of Reading Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Making conclusions from graphs doesn't need to seem like magic. Learners explore an interactive lesson on reading graphs to strengthen their skills. The content discusses how to read the axes of a graph and draw conclusions based on the...
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Scientific Graph Reading

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Interpreting graphs is an essential skill for young scientists. An interactive online lesson gives individuals an opportunity to review the components of a graph and learn to read and interpret the shape of a graph. The lesson includes...
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Medication Dosage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's the cure to boredom. Given a patient file, including medication dosage information, scholars determine the amount of medication left in the patient's bloodstream over time. They analyze the sequence of numbers and determine a...
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Dance and Text

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Use texts and dances to teach inequalities and equations. A sixth-grade unit covers using variables in equations and inequalities to solve problems. Learners show what they know at the end of the unit using two performance tasks, one...
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Grades 7-8 Independent and Dependent Variables

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It all depends upon the independence. The differentiated instruction lesson introduces learners to independent and dependent variables. Using real-world situations, scholars gain a conceptual understanding of the difference between the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 6th Standards
Making money and saving money turn into high interest topics for sixth graders. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows use these topics in a presentation with math practice problems. The questions require applying knowledge of algebraic...
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2014 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The most popular AP science exam, Biology, also maintains the highest passing rate. The College Board releases old test questions covering trichomes and much more, along with statistics and scoring guidelines to help scholars study for...
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Identifying Controls and Variables

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most teens like to sleep in as late as possible, so testing the fastest way to get to school sounds like a great idea. A presentation walks through how to identify the controls, independent variables, and dependent variables in setting...
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Graphing Elements

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
How do you graph a sentence? Scholars do just that as they represent relationships between independent and dependent variables with a graphical representation. Given a sentence, they determine the pertinent relationship and create a...
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Writing Equations in Two Variables

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Get two variables for the price of one equation. An informative YouTube video first focuses on how to distinguish between independent and dependent variables. It then goes on to show how to determine if a given ordered pair is a solution...
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Least Squares Linear Regression in R

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The task? Determine the how effective hospitals are at reducing the rate of hospital-acquired infections. The method? Data analysis! Using an open source software program, individuals use provided data and create scatterplots to look for...
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Saving Those Who Save Us: Exploring the Use of Sensors with Data Visualization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sensor technology is amazingly accurate and useful. Combining the sensor technology and mathematical knowledge, scholars design experiments to answer a question they have developed. Questions may focus on light sensing, temperature...
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Terrarium in a Bottle: Modeling the Atmosphere, Greenhouse Effect, and Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th Standards
You've heard of farm to table ... but what about farm in classroom? Junior agriculturalists embark upon a two-week journey into the science of growing things. Based upon the classic terrarium in a two-liter experiment, the instructional...
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Show Me the Money

For Teachers 8th Standards
There are lots of benefits to getting a job as avteenager—not the least of which is the income! Scholars analyze the amount of money made from offering yard work services in their communities. They graph and interpret the data to better...
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Human Impacts on Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you always wanted to take your science class on an amazing field trip they will never forget? Now you can! Observe the wildlife in an African savanna through trail cameras with a five-part data analysis activity. Learners analyze...
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Squirmin' Worms

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Wiggle your way through lab day! Young zoologists observe and infer the effects of different stimuli on earthworms during an engaging lab from the K20 series. Lab partners set up four different controlled environments, then record how...
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Scatter Plot

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What is the relationship between two variables? Groups work together to gather data on arm spans and height. Using the interactive, learners plot the bivariate data, labeling the axes and the graph. The resource allows scholars to create...