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1,089 resources with the concept variables

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Elk Street

For Teachers 6th Standards
Fund raise with algebraic expressions. The sixth grade unit introduces individuals to using variables to represent numbers in algebraic expressions and equations. Pupils use eight lessons to build their knowledge of using variables...
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Fragrant Pheromones

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists learn the importance of experimental design and the key elements of an experiment. Through observing videos and designing their own experiments, scholars apply each instructional activity they learn.
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Eighteen Flavors

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Your learners will be tantalized by this inquiry-based, collaborative activity as they discover how to write an equation that represents the height of an ice cream cone. Given the scenario based on the poem, "Eighteen Flavors," and...
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Party Planning

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Introduce simple algebraic equations using real-world activities. Let small groups work through a party-planning activity. In light of this information, the group needs to decide how many kids can be invited to the party or how many...
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Two-Variable Relationships in Real-World Problems

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
When tending to CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.9, this complete resource fits the bill. Learners work in groups or pairs to assign two variables to several real-world problems. They write equations, complete tables of solutions, and then...
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Correlation of Variables by Graphing

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers use a spreadsheet to graph data. For this graphing lesson, learners determine how two parameters are correlated. They create a scatter plot graph using a computer spreadsheet.
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Variables Affecting Earth's Albedo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo.  In this environmental data analysis lesson plan students interpret and graph information and calculate changes. 
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Solving Equations I

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Math learners will solve algebraic equations. They will discover how to solve equations that have variables on both sides of the equals sign. Then practice this skill several times, with and without assistance.
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Walking the Plank

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a cool math activity. Kids collect and interpret data based on a physical act. A board is balanced between a scale and a step, learners record a peer's weight as it decreases while s/he walks further away from the scale. They...
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Multiplicative Candy Boxes I

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover symbolic representation for numbers. Learners work on one algebra problem as a class using charts and sharing different ways to go about finding an answer. They make predictions, share findings, and explore how variables can be...
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SAT Prep: Test 2 Section 6 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Using The Official SAT Study Guide, Sal begins another review session of eighteen problems, six of which are addressed in this video. The problems involve variables in linear equations, angles and parallel lines, and ratios. One problem...
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Variable Machine

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What a fantastic way to teach your pre-algebra class about variables! All you need is two strips of paper per student to create "variable machines." They write the alphabet on one strip, and number zero-25 down the other, wrapping each...
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 6: Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear Functions are the topic of a 16-part math module designed for eighth-graders. Fourteen lessons require mathematicians to work closely with linear functions, numerical data, linear and nonlinear models, and bivariate categorical...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
New ReviewTwelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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The Chasm | Think Like A Coder, Ep 6

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIt'd be a shame if the hero fell into the chasm. The saga of the hero trying to save the world continues, this time requiring a bridge to cross a ravine. The blocks for the bridge must form a palindrome, and the hero must program a robot...
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The Artists | Think Like A Coder, Ep 5

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCreate a diversion! Continuing the quest to save the world, the hero of the series needs to find an artifact inside a tower. To distract the guards, she programs a robot to vandalize some artwork. Viewers learn how to apply loops and...
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The Train Heist | Think Like A Coder, Ep 4

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Robots come in handy when planning a train heist. The hero and her robot continue their quest to find artifacts to save the world. They must locate and steal the Node of Power on a specific car of a train by writing computer code for the...
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The Furnace Bots | Think Like A Coder, Ep 3

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's time to defeat the army of furnace bots. Continuing from the previous episode, the hero of the story must locate and take over the zero bot that controls all of the other furnace bots. Viewers see how writing a program that involves...
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Dance and Text

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Use texts and dances to teach inequalities and equations. A sixth-grade unit covers using variables in equations and inequalities to solve problems. Learners show what they know at the end of the unit using two performance tasks, one...
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Grades 7-8 Independent and Dependent Variables

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It all depends upon the independence. The differentiated instruction lesson plan introduces learners to independent and dependent variables. Using real-world situations, scholars gain a conceptual understanding of the difference between...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target I

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars apply their knowledge of statistical questions to determine which questions meet the criteria. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows offers a couple of practice problems for scholars to discuss.
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Common Core Math: 6th Grade

For Teachers 6th Standards
Need some help aligning your 6th grade math curriculum to Common Core? Here is a collection complete with a resource for every standard in the curriculum. While many of these resources cover multiple math standards, the main one...
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...