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88 resources with the keyterm Spreadsheets

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Dino-Myte Spreadsheet

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Do your learners like dinosaurs and theme parks? An ambitious lesson invites learners to put together a plan for supplying dinosaurs for a new theme park. Pupils work together in groups to come up with their plan, which must include a...
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The Viewing Tube

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Looking for an excellent instructional activity that incorporates math, science, and technology? Groups of three students use a viewing tube to perform an experiment, and discover how to organize their data into an Excel spreadsheet. ...
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Escape Velocity

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create/use spreadsheets to solve real-world problems, explore patterns, make predictions, select/explain most appropriate types of graph to display data, use information to create product, and have basic understanding of...
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M & M's Quality Assurance

For Teachers 5th
Motivate your class with this lesson plan using M&M's as an instructional tool. Learners count and sort the candy by color, compare data, create a spreadsheet and graphs to describe their findings, and design a PowerPoint...
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Snap the Gingerbread Man

For Teachers 3rd
An interesting lesson on graphing awaits your students. They are each given a Gingerbread Man cookie, and are instructed to take only one bite. Then, they create a graph in the classroom which shows how many students ate the head, an...
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Spreadsheet formulas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, while in the computer lab, practice using formulas, print options, functions and adjusting column widths while interacting with a spreadsheet program. They modify and use spreadsheets, after being given a scenario, to solve...
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Mmm, Mmm, M&M's

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is another version of the classic M&M math lesson. In this one, upper graders utilize the ClarisWorks Spreadsheet program in order to document the data they come up with from their bags of M&M's. After making their initial...
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Louisville's Best Field Day Park

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a survey to hand out to determine the best field day park. Using their local area, they select five parks, if possible, that meet the criteria and calculate the distance and estimated time travel. They use this...
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Moving Day!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders continue their geometry unit by focusing on volume. Using data, they create a spreadsheet, estimate and calculate volume. They solve real-life problems and round their answers to the hundredths place. They also practice...
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create spreadsheets to calculate payments. They create a list of items they would like to purchase that require monthly payments. They simulate buying a car and create a spreadsheet to determine the amount of the monthly...
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Weather, Weather, Everywhere!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders collect weather data to compare temperatures around the world. Using the Internet, learners collect data, put it into spreadsheets, and analyze and graph the results. An interesting way to cover the topic of weather.
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Graphically Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners discover the links between population and Congressional representation. In this government instructional activity, students research population statistics and create spreadsheets that compare population to the number of Congress...
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How Much Is It?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore foreign currencies. In this foreign currencies lesson, students simulate travel to another country and determine the value of the US dollar compared to other countries. Students use a conversion table and search Internet...
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Basic Algebra and Computers: Spreadsheets, Charts, and Simple Line Graphs

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students, while in the computer lab, assess how to use Microsoft Excel as a "graphing calculator." They view visual representations of line graphs in a Cartesian plane while incorporating basic skills for using Excel productively.
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Are You Here Today?

For Teachers K
Students recognize their own name in print and the names of their classmates. They use one to one correspondence to determine who has not checked in, completed their field, and if absent indicate that on the form. Students tally the...
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Minding Your Money

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore Microsoft Excel. They practice setting up a spreadsheet and automatically adding or subtracting the amounts entered for various debits and credits. Students identify items in word problems as debits or credits and...
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Million Dollar House

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use a combination of calculators and spread sheet software to furnish their own million dollar horse without going over the specified amount of a million. The goal being to create a house that came to the exact amount of...
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Income Levels & Social Class: Is It All About Cash?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students graph data and interpret that data after reading information about lifestyles and income levels. They calculate percentages, set up spreadsheets and calculate columnar data.
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How Much for Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students plan and organize Thanksgiving dinner costs using an Excel spreadsheet.
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EXCEL It!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars surf the Web gathering information about graphs. The data collected is incorporated into an Excel spreadsheet and graphs of varying nature generated to further enhance student understanding.
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Fantasy Basketball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students play Fantasy Basketball in order to practice locating Internet information and using technology tools to display data; students demonstrate an understanding and use of graphing, probability, and statistics.
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Hopes and Dreams: A Spreadsheet Lesson Using Excel

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read "The Far Away Drawer" by Harriet Diller and discuss the story as a class. After discussion, 4th graders create a t-shirt GLYPH about their hopes and dreams,share their information with the class and create spreadsheets.
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Comparing Weather Patterns of Two Different Cities

For Teachers 6th
Junior meteorologists work in collaborative groups to collect information on the weather patterns of two different cities. They use NOAA's National Weather Service website and contact actual meteorologists in their chosen cities. The...
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Embracing Diversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and use different computer programs for collecting data. In this technology based lesson, students set up a survey and use the Excel and Lotus software to collect data.