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Interactive
PBS

Map a Model Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Creating a solar system map is a snap thanks to a hands-on activity! Science scholars explore the solar system by building it wherever they choose during an interactive from PBS's Space series. Users pick both the location and scale for...
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Lesson Plan
Cornell University

Non-Newtonian Fluids—How Slow Can You Go?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Children enjoy playing with silly putty, but it provides more than just fun. Young scientists make their own silly putty using different recipes. After a bit of fun, they test and graph the viscosity of each.
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Markup and Markdown Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
There is a 100 percent chance this resource will help pupils connect percents to financial literacy. Young mathematicians use their knowledge of percents to find markups and markdowns in financial situations in the seventh segment in a...
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Worksheet
Lane Community College

Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
This jumbo learning exercise contains everything you need to get through Pre-Algebra. Begin with simple expressions, and end with linear functions and polygons. There are multiple problems for each topic to make sure those skills are set. 
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Handout
University of California

Student Workbook: Algebra and Functions

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
A smorgasbord of functions, this packet has the basics required for your learners to be successful in the land of early algebra. The packet includes solving equations, graphing, evaluating, simplifying and basically everything else in...
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Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

Been Caught Stealing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You're safe, when calculating the odds of stealing second base! Learners compare the rate of a runner to the distance the ball travels, in a lesson that explores right triangles and measurement. Full of discussion questions and fun...
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Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

On Your Mark

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...
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Lesson Plan
Mathalicious

New-tritional Info

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Burning off a Big Mac® doesn't seem like a big feat until you calculate the minutes of exercise necessary to break even. Young mathematicians look at different menu items in relation to different body weights and exercises to calculate...
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Worksheet
Lane Community College

Review Sheets: Basic Mathematics 2

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A good mix of Pre-Algebra problems, learners tackle everything from proportions and equations, to polygons and circles. The sections are broken up by topic with a list of the skills that are required to complete the questions. 
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Worksheet
Math Stars

Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience. 
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Handout
Cabrillo College

Elementary Algebra

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Hello Algebra! If you're in need of a resource with a books worth of examples and practice problems, this is it. Some topics include linear equations, polynomials and exponents, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and a great...
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Unit Plan
National Security Agency

It's Probably Probable

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners make predictions and draw conclusions from given information as they learn the meaning of probability in this vocabulary-rich, integrated activity that presents a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and reach all learning...
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Activity
Curated OER

Sore Throats, Variation 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why does Nia's water taste saltier than Trey's if she put more into her cup than he did? Math masters set up proportions in order to compare the mixtures. This task effectively has learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to a...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

How Fast is Usain Bolt?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Revisit the 2012 Summer Olympics by having seventh graders calculate the unit rate sprinting speed of the 100-meter gold medal winner. 
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

7.RP Music Companies, Variation 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Real-world multiple-step proportion problems are sometimes hard to find for your math class. Here is one designed specifically to meet that need. Learners use proportional relationships to determine price per share in the acquisition of...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

7.RP Music Companies, Variation 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We've got the beat! And your musically-minded mathematicians will tap their toes as they determine which music company would be getting a better deal based on their offers to buy out TunesTown. The topic is extended in an additional task...
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Worksheet
Yummy Math

Glowing Rectangles?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school math masters use ratios to determine the missing dimensions of various HD television screens. They also compare different dimensions of screens and determine whether or not they fit the same ratio. They perform similar...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

How Big Is That Star?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lesson: New Museum Design Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After viewing images of vernacular and alternative architecture, budding designers collect materials to construct their own spacial design. They use gathered materials to construct a 3D model of the class space in a new way, yet...
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PPT
Primary Resources

Ratio and Proportion

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Here you will find an excellent presentation for introducing or reviewing ratio and proportion. Pupils are introduced to some terms associated with ratios and proportions. Next, they are given examples to work with in order to gain solid...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Go Fish! Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
A math and science worksheet prompts learners to simulate how scientists determine populations of animals out in the wild. They use goldfish crackers, paper bags, and a styrofoam cup as their tools. An excellent cooperative group activity!
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Smart Son

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange....
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Understanding Proportions and Scale Drawings

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Proportions are ratios found using multiplication or division. Middle schoolers solve measurement problems, find a figure's missing dimension, and find the distance between two points. Resource features four lesson plans with detailed...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Harry's Job at a Candy Store

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Teach the class how to multiply fractions by a whole number with a Cyberchase video and real-world problems. This lesson includes a video, a worksheet and assessment options.