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Introduction to Nanotechnology Using the Creative Problem-Solving Model

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Should we continue to spend money on nanotechnology? Groups engage in a problem-solving unique process around the newly emerging research field of nanotechnology. In order to propose a solution, the groups must research nanotechnology...
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Chemistry Lesson: Percent Composition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do you need a fast and thorough way to instruct your class members on how to determine the percent composition of a compound? Then this short resource will be a wonderful addition to your existing instructional methods. The video...
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Insulating the House

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Finding the area of a rectangle is the focus of this metric worksheet. Here, mathematicians use their knowledge of finding the area of a shape in meters to discover how much material can fit inside a shape.
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Word Problem Practice Workbook

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Need worksheets that challenge your middle schoolers to apply their understanding of math? Problem solved! From integers, fractions, and percents, to algebra, geometry, and probability, over 100 pages of word problem worksheets are...
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Teaching Problem Solving Strategies in the 5-12 Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Address any kind of math concept or problem with a series of problem-solving strategies. Over 12 days of different activities and increasing skills, learners practice different ways to solve problems, check their answers, and reflect...
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Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 5 Math)

For Students 5th Standards
Follow your class's progress with the Common Core standards using this practice math assessment. Offering a combination of both multiple choice and free response questions that require children to enter their own numerical solutions,...
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Think Outside the Box

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils discover the importance of innovation, adaptability, and continuously seeking opportunities for change and growth, as a leader. 
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Critical Thinking

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Encourage learners to think deeply about the information they read or hear. Through a series of life skills worksheets, your pupils will consider the need for objectivity, identifying missing information, and problem solving.
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Emotional Intelligence

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Provide teenagers with the social skills they need to live happy lives with this collection of worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from self-awareness and assertiveness, to stress management and problem solving, this...
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Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...
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How Do You Solve an Equation by Guessing and Checking?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Guess and check. Pick a few values and plug them in to the equation. Did any of your guesses work? If not, then narrow it down and make another guess or two. It's really just about learning the process of guessing and checking.
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Solving Equations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How do you solve a problem when a symbol or letter is used in place of a missing number? Build algebraic reasoning and problem solving skills with this presentation that explains three methods for finding a missing variable. The guess...
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Long Division Methods

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
This resource provides learners with three different methods for solving long division problems. The same problem is used to show each of the methods, which include guess and check, repeated subtraction, and the classic method. This may...
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Step Seven: Brainstorm A-Brewin'

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Brainstorming—the art of coming up with endless ideas. Pupils brainstorm how to solve local problems in their counties and eventually narrow their ideas down to one solution as a team.
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I Know What You Did This Summer

For Teachers 8th Standards
New ReviewDeveloping and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships is difficult, especially as middle schoolers begin dating. A short activity permits eighth graders to practice their skills as they consider how they should respond to a...
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Did You Know You Could Build That?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A discussion about engineering begins a lesson that challenges scholars to solve everyday problems by inventing and building with Legos. Learners create a standing-desk, adding inventive features. Pairs share their thoughts through the...
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Solving a Simple Maze

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
It is a-maze-ing how lost one can get. Teams reconstruct a simple maze and solve it. Participants create an algorithm that a robot would follow in order to solve the maze as well. The activity includes an extension directing pupils to...
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Metric Measurements – Length

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Seven word problems make up this metric activity where scholars convert measurements and find the length of objects in real-world scenarios.
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The Changing Times of The Future

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewBoost self-awareness with a lesson that examines future life changes. Here, scholars predict one life-changing event that could happen this next year. They draw a picture of their event and share their finished products with their peers....
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Be a Problem Solving Star

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewEncourage scholars to problem solve everyday frustrations using the STAR method. Using the acronym, learners remember to stop, think, act, and review. Participants begin with a math analogy in which they problem-solve to find the correct...
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Testing and Trials

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What do engineers do if they don't have what they need to make a solution work? They keep on testing! Here is a video that gives individuals insight into the process taken by engineers when they find themselves without the necessary...
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Designing a Trial

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Watch the video to gain insight into an intriguing combination of the engineering process and a game of ring toss. Viewers examine the activity through the eyes of the engineers that first set the criteria for a successful outcome. The...
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Fixing Failure Points

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do engineers find and fix failure points in a solution they're trying to develop? This is the driving question of an informative and entertaining video. Here, future engineers discover why it is important to fail when testing a...
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How Do You Find a Missing Term in a Polynomial?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The instructor does a very good job of explaining all the things you need to do to find the integer values of this given trinomial. She demonstrates how to set up a template to be able to check the signs of the terms. Next step, what are...