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Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Multiplication & Division Equations

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sam sets up both a multiplication and a division equation and works them through step by step. The one of each type are provided as independent practice. Have your middle schoolers watch the animation at home and take the accompanying...
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Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Determine the Missing Operation in an Equation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Deepen the number sense of your math class with a short presentation on writing equations. Using the relationship between numbers, young mathematicians learn how to determine the missing operator in an equation. A number of opportunities...
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Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

Sore Throats, Variation 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does math have to do with a sore throat? When you mix water and salt you have a great review of how to represent proportional relationships by an equation or graph. Here the proportions of the mixtures may be different, but the...
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Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

Ants Versus Humans

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
You would think that humans make up more mass than ants do on this planet, but think again, and this time by performing calculations. Middle schoolers use scientific notation to compute and compare the estimated total mass of all humans...
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Illustrative Mathematics

Kimi and Jordan

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A single activity gets your math class to solve a word problem using two linear equations and two variables. They compare the summer earnings of Kimi and Jordan and then graph the solutions to determine who will save the most money in a...
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PPT
Curated OER

Gateway Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Play Jeopardy and review these concepts before that upcoming test. Make sure the class has a good grasp of: order of operations, solving equations, and understanding functions. There are a few miscellaneous related concepts for review also.
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Curated OER

Pike Problems in Lake Davis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pike fish pose a threat to native trout and catfish in lakes. Would you drain and poison a lake to get rid of the Pike fish? If the lake was drained and poisoned, then refilled and repopulated with trout and catfish, how would you...
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PPT
Curated OER

Reactions and Equations Lab , Spring 2003

For Teachers 9th
Seven reactions are detailed on the slides in this PowerPoint. The reactants and products are labelled on the photos. Your students are expected to be able to write the equations for the reaction that is happening in the image given....
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Lesson Plan
PBS

Using Variables in Simple Equations

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
A Cyberchase clip shows Hacker creating a game show that uses a variable to find out how much power is produced by a gleamer bug. Follow the video with a lesson plan about using variables to solve equations. Terrific handouts and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Math Things Mingle

For Teachers 7th
Even Seveth Graders can have fun engaging in a jigsaw activity. They discuss and define equations, inequalities, expressions, and algebraic symbol strings, cards representing each concept are passed to learners. They mingle with each...
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Curated OER

Chairs Around the Table

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Youngsters become flexible problem solvers with this challenging instructional activity. If there are 24 square tables in a restaurant, how many customers can be seated at one time? They can use manipulatives or draw pictures to help...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

How Many Ducks in the Pond?

For Students K - 1st
Kindergarten counters will be delighted to doddle with the ducks pictured on a two-page illustrated worksheet. The six story problems and two equations ask learners to add and subtract as the ducklings dabble in the pond.  An answer...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Math Fun with Animals

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this equation worksheet, students solve the problem, then they draw an arrow to the right answer in the heart. The worksheet provides eight equations for the students to practice.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Practice Makes Perfect

For Students 5th - 6th
In this solving for a variable worksheet, students use multiplication and division to solve problems. Students complete six problems by solving an equation.
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Beacon Learning Center

Bowling Over the Order of Operations

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders will solve equations using order of operations, and create equations that to play a fun math bowling game. They will bowl using dice to practice operations. Extensions are also included.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Polar and Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The class has a brief review of polar and Cartesian coordinates. Then they get to play battleship and discover polar coordinates in more depth. They get a lot of practice converting from polar to Cartesian coordinate points and vice...
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Curated OER

Don't Bet The House On It!

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Great real-world math application! Have the class compare and contrast their estimated home price and income data with actual data. In groups, they participate in simulations to discover how the housing market and mortgages operate....
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Curated OER

Balanced Equations

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your math class understand variables. This activity is for a visual learner. They will use weights and a balance scale to show how the sides of an equation are equal. Worksheet is included.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Algebraic Thinking - Equations

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore equality and inequality by participating in a Tilt/Balance activity. The students listen to the story "Lemonade for Sale" by Stuart J. Murphy and use equations to graph lemonade sale profits.
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Curated OER

Balloon Math: A Game for All Levels

For Teachers K - 8th
Here is a game that combines exercise with math skills. In this mathematics and P.E. lesson, learners hold balloons that have a number written on them, and for a set time do not let the balloons hit the ground. They must catch a balloon...
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Curated OER

Balancing Equations Can Be Fun!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners participate in an online activity in order to master balancing equations before applying the concept to chemistry activities.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Spin Your Number Wheels!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners measure and problem solve to fabricate a multi-step, interactive math-learning tool. They calculate correct number bonds (equations) while using their number wheels. Students comprehend that addition and subtraction are inverse...
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Curated OER

The Tic Tac Equation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use an equation to solve a problem of applied mathematics. The problem involves using the dating practices of teenagers to create a context. They use an equation to find the solution of how many kisses can be obtained with the...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Worksheet 7 Computer Lab

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students program the computer to display a direction field plot for an equation. They plot several solutions on a graph.