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Step 4: Consider the Context
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHave you ever noticed how deep the roots of a tree or plant stretch? Scholars analyze the context of an issue and the root causes that go to the base of the problem. The fourth step of a 10-part County Solutions - High School unit shares...
Construct Viable Arguments About Adding Fractions
5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewTest mathematicians' knowledge of adding fractions with a brief assessment that challenges them to play teacher while correcting a peer's work. Scholars examine Carl's mathematical response, identify where he went wrong, then solve the...
Extended Performance Task: Recording Data
3rd CCSS: Designed
New ReviewChallenge mathematicians to show what they know with five tasks all about data. Scholars collect and record data before creating tally charts, picture graphs, and bar graphs to analyze the information they discovered in written form.
How Could That Happen?—Getting into the Electoral College
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
It's possible to both win and lose a presidential election! Building on the data collected in the previous instructional activity of the series, learners analyze Electoral College data in the second of three installments. It becomes...
There Has to be a System for this Sweet Problem
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There's nothing sweeter than a challenging math problem! A well-designed lesson has scholars use systems of equations to determine the price of three different types of candy. An open-ended problem has the potential for many different...
ETS1A - Defining and Delimiting an Engineering Problem
8 mins K - 12th
Explore the meaning of an engineering problem-solving process. By defining specific world problems, the narrator emphasizes the importance of engineering in our world. He outlines the engineering process and connects the information to a...
Problem Solving Plan, Mental Math: The Perfect Lemonade 1
7th - 10th
Find the perfect amount of water for lemonade. Scholars solve the famous problem of measuring four liters of water using a three-liter container and a five-liter container. An interactive allows users to see each step of the solution.
Math Grade 7: Extended Performance Task Planning a Party
7th CCSS: Designed
Parties aren't all fun and games. Young mathematicians solve a variety of problems related to party planning. They use both provided and researched cost information to determine the best activities to meet given constraints.
You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...