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204 resources with the concept height

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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Does Height Matter in Sports?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are all gymnasts short and all basketball players tall? The comparison of strength and height does benefit some sports. A sporty video as part of a larger series on physics introduces allometry and the application to sports and medicine. 
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Slender Tower Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Looking for an engineering project that will tower above the rest? Try a design experiment that has built-in fun! Groups examine a variety of skyscraper designs, then compete to create their own slender towers. The teacher's guide is...
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How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 4 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Problems 7-11, which involve both geometry and algebra problems, allow students to practice transitioning between skills. Sal takes time to explain the process of each problem so that students will understand the test strategies as well...
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Measuring Hands Down - Enrichment 7.1

For Students 4th - 7th
How many hands tall are you? A passage about measuring the height of horses with the unit called a "hand" gives scholars the background needed to measure items using the width of their own hand. Students use their hand measurement to...
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Measurement Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A scavenger hunt challenges mathematicians to locate items of a certain size. Scholars roam the classroom—in small groups and independently—measuring items and graphing their findings. A worksheet assesses learners' proficiency. 
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What Is Normal?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are you taller than a Major League Baseball player? Future mathematicians learn about normal distributions, percentiles, z-scores, and areas under a normal curve. They use the concepts to analyze height data of Major League Baseball...
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What Am I?

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
What's the difference between a paintbrush and a whiteboard eraser? How do you know? A kinesthetic lesson plan invites elementary scientists to describe classroom and household items based on their properties of matter, including weight,...
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Properties of Rational Numbers: Lollipop Trees

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive takes mathematicians to Lollipop Land where they manipulate lollipop trees to make equivalent ratios.  Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and a discussion. 
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Whole Number Exponents: Teddy Bear Box

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Five questions—multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and discussion—make up an interactive that challenges scholars to mail a teddy bear using the smallest box possible without squishing it. A box with movable sides allows mathematicians...
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Is Height All in Our Genes?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans on average are shorter than they were centuries ago. Young scholars analyze the factors that affect the height of individuals including historical trends in a video lesson. The presentation analyzes both genetic and environmental...
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Find the Height of a Trapezoid Given Area (Example)

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Reach new heights in your geometry knowledge. An educational video shows viewers how to find the height of a trapezoid given the area. They watch as the narrator works through an example of such a problem.
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Know your number! Diabetes and heart disease both increase with higher body mass index numbers. Understanding the body mass index (BMI) helps scholars take control of their own health. They view a comparison of what various BMI...
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Scatter It! (Using Census Results to Help Predict Melissa’s Height)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils use the provided census data to guess the future height of a child. They organize and plot the data, solve for the line of best fit, and determine the likely height and range for a specific age. 
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Scatter It! (Predict Billy’s Height)

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do doctors predict a child's future height? Scholars use one case study to determine the height of a child two years into the future. They graph the given data, determine the line of best fit, and use that to estimate the height in...
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Area of a Parallelogram

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find the area of a rectangle, square, parallelogram, and rhombus by multiplying the base by the height. A well-designed lesson has scholars first view a video showing examples of finding the area of a parallelogram before practicing on...
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Lost in the City with a Clinometer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Come look at trigonometry from a different angle. To begin a simple activity, scholars view a video of someone using a clinometer to find the angle of elevation to the top of a building. They then use a diagram that shows the building's...
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Binder Clips: Large, Medium, Small

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Ever wondered how many pieces of paper a binder clip can hold? Viewers of a short video are about to find out! Given measurement data for three different sized binder clips, learners must develop a method for figuring out how many pieces...
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Extended Performance Task: Painting a Wall Mural

For Students 5th Standards
Boost math skills and healthy eating choices with a four-part assessment that tackles concepts such as graphing, fractions, and measurement. Scholars work independently and together to design a mural showcasing the current MyPlate food...
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Triangle Area: No Height? Use the Sine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No height? No problem! Learners use their knowledge and a little help from GeoGebra to develop the Law of Sines formula. The Law of Sines helps to determine the height of triangles to calculate the area.
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For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Study velocity while examining graphical representations. As scholars work with the animation, they discover the effect the height of an incline has on the velocity of the biker. They make conclusions about the slope of the line in terms...
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Hand Me Your Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to predict your height based upon another measurement? Teachers introduce the lesson plan by comparing shoe size to height and finding the line of best fit. The class gathers data about their hand sizes and plot them...
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Height Scatterplot Lab

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Don't just dip your toe in ... place a foot into the investigation of heights. The class collects the foot length and height of each member before creating a scatter plot of the data and estimating a best fit line. Using a graphing...