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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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Reasoning About Multiplication and Area

For Students 3rd Standards
How are area and multiplication related? It turns out that they are one in the same. Use a performance task to assess third grader's ability to reason about area using tiling and multiplication. They must demonstrate their ability to...
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Math Investigations 2

For Teachers 2nd
Young mathematicians practice measuring and graphing skills while working in groups to measure objects found in the classroom. Using their measurements, they create one bar graph displaying the lengths and another displaying the widths.
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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 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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Rectangle Space

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a coordinated look at rectangles. The task asks pupils to plot the length and width of created triangles in the coordinate plane. Using their plots, scholars respond to questions about rectangles and their associated points on the...
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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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Estimation of Whole Number Multiplication and Division: Lettuce Garden

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Estimating whole number multiplication and division is the focus of an interactive that uses a garden plot with moveable points to answer six questions.
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Area of a Rectangle

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Model finding the area of a rectangle using a helpful video lesson. Young scholars watch as the instructor shows how to find the area of a rectangle. Additionally, the instructor shows how to calculate the length or width when given the...
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Write Basic Expressions from Words Modeling Situations

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Writing expressions is a basic skill of algebra—but it's a skill that causes scholars to struggle. A thorough video provides examples and explanations to help individuals understand the process. From defining the variable to representing...
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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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Constant Dimensions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You can't often tell pupils that units don't matter ... but in this case, you'd be right! Math scholars discover the magic of the constant dimensions of a rectangle through a creative lesson. Partners perform measurements of rectangles...
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Shapes and Solids of Constant Width

For Students 6th - 12th
Roll right along with an informative lesson that makes cents. Scholars learn that some shapes roll without any change in its width. The video in the Numberphile "Coins" series starts with two-dimensional figures, such as Reuleaux...
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The Duplex

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Present your classes with a challenging real-world design problem. Learners complete a floor plan for a building with a specified area. They then write an equation to model the possible lengths and widths of the building.
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Determine the Width

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Provide an application of quadratic factoring. Given the length of a rectangle as a binomial and a quadratic expression representing the area, pupils determine the width. Scholars find the other factor by factoring the trinomial or...
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Fishy Formulas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make sure this is the big one that doesn't get away! You'll be reeled in by an easy-to-grade formative assessment featuring fish tank fundamentals. Learners calculate volume to determine how much water they can safely add to the tank,...
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Formulas for Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Give your scholars the support they need to work with formulas. A reference page offers definitions and picture examples of perimeter, area, surface area, volume, the Pythagorean theorem, a variety of shapes, and more. 
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A Gardener’s Dilemma

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young horticulturists work together to design a garden plot using their knowledge of measurement, geometric figures, area, and perimeter formulas. Pupils' show what they know via a presentation, evaluation, survey, and quiz.  
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Insulating the House

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Finding the area of a rectangle is the focus of this metric activity. 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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Garden Grade 6 Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in applying their knowledge of area and perimeter with a fun geometry lesson plan. Through a series of problem solving exercises, children use their math knowledge to design different-sized garden plots that...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem by Subtracting Polynomials?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
It's not a complicated word problem, but the picture frame just gives the problem a little context. So you are trying to find the difference, which means subtraction. The instructor reviews how to distribute the negative sign to the...
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How Do You Find the Volume of a Box Whose Sides are Monomials?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Length times width times height. Yes, the formula for the volume of a rectangular shape. But the values are monomials. Use the knowledge you have to multiply the monomials and then write it in simplest form.
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem by Subtracting Polynomials?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
It's not a complicated word problem, but the picture frame just gives the problem a little context. So you are trying to find the difference, which means subtraction. The instructor reviews how to distribute the negative sign to the...
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How Do You Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher illustrates a diagram to help you learn about perimeter. First she adds the sides together to get the perimeter. Then she shows how to use the perimeter formula to make it a bit simpler.