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A Model of the Sea-floor

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students create a paper model to illustrate sea-floor spreading.
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Better By Design

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Which modification is the best? Using the scientific method, pairs determine the effects of each control surface on the distance of a glider's flight. The activity, section 16 in a 22-part unit on aviation, allows pupils to gain a better...
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Airplane Tails and Wings: Are You in Control?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Keep everything under control. The lesson, the 16th segment in a 22-part unit, provides a more detailed look at the parts of a plane, specifically the control surfaces. Pupils learn about the construction of the wings and the tails and...
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Building-Testing-Improving Paper Airplanes: Head's Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Take foldables to all new heights. Pupils build and fly different types of paper airplanes in the 14th portion of a 22-part unit on aviation. Groups collect data on distance and flight time for each plane and compare the data from the...
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Take Off with Paper Airplanes

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Let's go fly a kite ... oops, a paper airplane! The 13th segment in an aviation unit of 22 relates the parts of an airplane to paper airplanes. Pupils learn the functions of the control surfaces of a plane to really make their knowledge...
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How Do You Find the Scale of a Model?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A model car, a life size car, now compare their sizes. Hmmm. Ok, set up a proportion and then figure out a ratio, and now you can express the relationship in terms of scale. Watch this video and the teacher will demonstrate just how to...
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How Do You Find the Scale of a Model?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A model car, a life size car, now compare their sizes. Hmmm. Ok, set up a proportion and then figure out a ratio, and now you can express the relationship in terms of scale. Watch this video and the teacher will demonstrate just how to...
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Looking Inside The Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the location of structures inside the earth. They conduct research using a variety of resources and use the information to create a model of the Earth that focuses upon the location...
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Measurement Conversions

For Students 4th - 6th
Start by matching the unit of measurement with its symbol. So pound, for example, would be matched with the symbol lb. Then, measure various lines using inches. Learners also complete imperial conversions. There are 32 problems to solve,...
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Defining Division

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders explore division through fair-shares. They will review fair shares and fractions as a segway into division. They start by playing "Share Fairly" game and create mathematical arguments for solving problems. Manipulatives and...
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Two Ways To Divide

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Build on the concepts of shared and repeated subtraction division. The teacher guides the class through using both methods for solving a word problem, including formulating an equation. After pairing off for independent practice, one...
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Patterns and Algebra - Modeling

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Seventh grade math is so much fun! They solve 10 different problems that include using patterns to complete a table, describe the pattern, and identify the specific term in the pattern for each. Then they give a description of the...
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Add and Subtract

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Like the cubs in A Fair Bear to Share, your 2nd grade class will practice adding and subtracting double-digit numbers by grouping, regrouping, and sorting a collection of objects. This requires many resources, but it is well worth the...
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Unexpected Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of fairness. In this fairness lesson, students play four probability games. Students determine who has the best chance of winning each of the four games. Students discuss which games gave an unfair advantage.
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Summation Notation

For Students 9th
In this summation notation worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 10 different problems that include using summation and Sigma notation. First, they identify the symbol for sigma notation. Then, students study the models shown to...
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Topology - The Mathematics of Distortion

For Students 7th
In this topology worksheet, 7th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include shapes and math distortion. First, they use the forms of capital letters as guides, stretch or bend the shape in the first column into as many...
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Building Your Space Station

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the benefits of the International Space Station. They evaluate the challenges the designers faced when trying to design the space station. Students discuss the use of scale models when designing large structures and...
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Baseball Proportion: Student Worksheet

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this mathematics worksheet, students model a batting stance with a regulation size baseball bat. Then they model the batting stance with a souvenir miniature baseball bat. Students measure the length of each bat in centimeters and use...
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Defining Our Watershed

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students are introduced to the concept of watershed. They make a simple model of a watershed, practice reading a topographic map, and use a topographic map to identify the boundaries of their local watershed
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Magical Courtly Structure

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the creation of a model that is focused upon the theme of an imaginary world. They work in groups to create a magical and courtly structure using modeling clay. Then students talk about...
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Design A Playground

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of designing a dream playground. They conduct a survey of specific traits needed for the equipment. Students draw a picture of the ideal playground and then construct a model.
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Making Models To Understand Our Home

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate the concept of a model and how it is used to represent something that is real. They recognize how the model can be applied to other types of concepts like the solar system. Students create a scale drawing of a house...
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Practice Equivalent Fractions

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Fourth and fifth graders look at the pictures of nine circle fraction pieces and draw lines between the ones that show the same amount. They label each fraction circle. They split fraction pieces in the next 9 examples, and draw the new...
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Understanding the y-Intercept

For Students 8th - 9th
In this understanding the y-intercept worksheet, students solve 4 problems related to the y-intercept of a graph. First, they explain the relationship between the height of a float in a gas tank and the number of gallons in the tank....