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Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6

For Teachers 6th Standards
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the...
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Rockefeller's Revenge: Exxon and Mobil Unite

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Study the impact and possible outcomes of the Exxon-Mobil merger in your language arts, social studies, or economics class. Secondary learners evaluate a series of graphs, write a paragraph interpreting the data, and engage in class...
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Monster Data

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An inventive lesson shows learners how to collect, organize, and present mathematical data. They access websites which lead them through a variety of ways to engage in data collection. They get to design and create graphs, and present...
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The Mitten

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore the Ukraine through a reading of The Mitten. Readers will determine the sequence of events, cause and effect, make predictions, and find the main idea of the story. They also use math skills to make charts and graphs. Finally,...
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Shodor Education Foundation

Graph Sketcher

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sketch graphs with the Graph Sketcher. Scholars graph functions on a coordinate plane. An interactive makes it as easy as inputting the function and clicking a button.
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Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

Ordered Simple Plot

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Open your imagination to make algebra-inspired creations. An interactive lesson has scholars graph images from a set of parameters. Users can practice minimum values, maximum values, and scale as well as key features.
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A world of oil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice in analyzing spatial data in maps and graphic presentations while studying the distribution of fossil fuel resources. They study, analyze, and map the distribution of fossil fuels on blank maps. Students discuss gas...
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Does cloud type affect rainfall?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Student use MY NASA DATA to obtain precipitation and cloud type data. They create graphs of data within MY NASA DATA. Learners compare different cloud types, compare precipitation, and cloud type data They qualitatively describe graphs...
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Just Me and My Shadow

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students take measurements throughout the day using a simple sundial called a gnomon. They record the results on a Data Log and convert from English units to metric (S.I.) units. Data points are plotted on the same graph and analyzed.
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Worksheet 9: Trig Functions

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students are given 7 problems in which they write expressions for trig functions, compute limits and graph functions.
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Worksheet 2: Graphs, Functions and Derivatives

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students answer 7 questions having to do with graphing derivatives of functions, rectilinear motion, speed and distance.
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Worksheet 4: Graphs and One-Sided Limits

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students answer 6 questions regarding functions, graphs, one-sided limits, intercepts, vehicle speed and wheel rotation.
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Graphs: Linear Functions

For Students 8th - 10th
In this linear function worksheet, students use tables to find the values of functions. They graph linear functions and explore the significance of the coordinates. This two-page worksheet contains 4 multi-step problems. Graph paper is...
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Number Pairs

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
This engaging coordinate pairs activity will have scholars intrigued; they mark 13 points on a grid and then connect them to create a capital block letter. Which one will it be? The grid has whole numbers 0-10 along both axes, so...
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Piecewise Linear Functions: Extending Stories to Graphs

For Students 8th - 10th
Using this resource, scholars develop graphs that model situations by showing change over time. They answer 15 questions based on information from charts that show growth in weight. They extend the concepts to an assessment section of...
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Graphs

For Students 1st - 2nd
For beginners to picture graphs this is the perfect resource. They analyze two bar graphs that break down data visually so scholars can actually count the number in each column. For the first, they fill in how many of each type of pet is...
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Graphs that Represent Data Sets

For Students 2nd - 4th
These four scenarios all contain graphable data; can scholars match them to the correct bar graphs? All the data is in single-digit whole numbers. Some of the scenarios instruct kids to make a graph, while others don't. Clarify...
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Explore Learning Exponential Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers graph exponential equations and solve application problems using exponential functions. They re-enact a story about a peasant worker whose payment for services is rice grains doubled on a checker board. They place M &...
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Profitable Soda Stand

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Am I making any money? Help learners determine if their fictitious soda stand is turning a profit. They graph linear equations using the slope and y-intercept and identify the best price to use to sell soda. They identify the domain and...
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Science: Teddy Bear Nation

For Teachers K - 1st
Students sort teddy bears according to types and then graph the results. They each bring a bear to class and then discuss their similarities and differences. Once the bears have been sorted into groups according to size and color,...
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Identifying Different Types of Graphs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This is an outstanding presentation on graphs and statistics. Learners choose which type of graph is being shown, and also gain practice in the techniques used to find the mean, median, and mode of sets of numbers. Very good!
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Environmental Agents of Mathematics: Mathematics for Change

For Teachers 9th - 10th
High schoolers analyze environmental science data using Math. They do research about renewable energy, gather data, create graphs and interpret their findings. Then the group presents their arguments persuasively using their findings to...
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Utah Education Network (UEN)

The Human Line Plot

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Learners collect data and use charts and line plots to graph the data. Some excellent worksheets and activities are embedded in this fine lesson on line plots.
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Chairs Around the Table

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Youngsters become flexible problem solvers with this challenging 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 them find the...