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Exploring Equivalent Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
An extensive instructional activity explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and...
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Invent an Animal

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students recognize how animal adaptations help animals survive in their environment.  In this characteristics lesson, students create an original animal that can adapt to a specific habitat. Students create a model of their animal. ...
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Mapping World Explorers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research early explorers from selected nations, routes, or time periods. After finding maps of exploration routes over water and land, they create a time line. Presentations are created in the form of three-dimensional models...
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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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Equivalence and Comparing Fractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Each of these five models represents one of the fractions listed; challenge your scholars to match them up. The models consist of shapes divided into squares with the total number of squares as the denominator and a colored portion as...
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All Fractions Are Created Equal

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A link to a set of printable fraction strips provides a manipulative for the instructional activity. Learners cut the strips out and use them to investigate equivalency in different fractions. A simple step-by-step procedure walks you...
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Change Since 1609

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars recognize how the climate of the Hudson Valley has changed since the last glaciation. They explain these changes using a reconstruction of the land use changes in the Hudson Valley composed of confetti, Ziploc bags and...
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Sliding Plates

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students analyze how plate boundaries shift. For this sliding plates lesson, students examine models and identify actions at the plate boundaries. Students complete a worksheet to assess understanding. 
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Slimy Cells

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create three-dimensional cell models. They may choose to make either a plant or animal cell but must use a Ziploc bag as the cell membrane, slime for the cytoplasm, and strawberry baskets for the cell wall if making a plant...
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Seeing Stars

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover constellations. In this astronomy lesson, students discuss stars in the sky and that a group of stars is called a constellation. Students then create their own constellations by dropping stars onto a black paper, and...
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Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore why when you examine the moon depends on its location in relationship to the sun and Earth. The moon never goes away or changes shape-we just see a different fraction of sunlight being reflected from the moon to Earth.
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Hundredths Models

For Students 1st - 5th
In this math worksheet, students use the hundredths models by counting the blocks as directed by the custom assignment. This could also be used to count to 100.
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Fraction Model in Blocks

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this elementary math worksheet, young scholars find the fractions in the multiple choice format that is represented in the shaded squares of the model.
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DNA, Genes, and Chromosomes

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students review the structure and function of DNA, genes, and chromosomes and are engaged by a demonstration illustrating the relative size of DNA, genes and chromosomes. They also describe through analogy and model the structure and...
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Modeling the Sun

For Teachers K - 12th
Students investigate the characteristics of the Sun using Seymor Simon's book, The Sun. They watch a teacher demonstration of a candle to compare it to the Sun. They examine the distance the Earth is from the Sun and the existing size...
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Clay Planets

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Learners create scale models of the planets out of clay and compare them to the real planets.
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Rounding Decimals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a lesson that is about the concept of rounding decimals. They review place value and focus it upon the practice of rounding. Students use 10 base decimal grids or models to help make connections with the skill.
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Modeling Patterns and Cycles in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore how building a model can help them better understand the natural world. They identify common cycles or patterns in nature as well as examples of models in the classroom. After discussion, they choose a pattern or cycle...
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Matching Objects and Patterns

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in hands-on activities and use objects to create patterns. They observe a PowerPoint instructional activity describing matching objects and patterns. In groups, 1st graders complete geometry computer activities...
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Simple Kindergarten Word Problems #12

For Students K
In this word problems worksheet, students read a story problem and clues that are provided. They use their knowledge of fewer than, more than, and what is not to solve the problem. This one-page worksheet contains one story problems.
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Using Photographs and Models for Drawings

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students make drawings of their classmates in photographs.
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 6th
Are you studying the water cycle in your class? If so, consider this instructional activity that includes several project ideas. After going over vocabulary and forming hypotheses about the water cycle, scientists get into groups and...
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Developing an Understanding for Length, Surface Area, and Volume

For Students 9th - 12th
In this surface area and volume worksheet, students solve 12 short answer problems. Students find the surface area and volume of models constructed out of blocks.
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Social Studies

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore maps and models. They discuss communities and the buildings within their community. Students construct a model of the downtown area of their town. They construct a map of their town and write facts about the...