Common Core Aligned Resources for 6.EE.B.6
Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set.
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On Fire Lesson 2 - Investigating Fire Environments
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
In the context of western wildfires, mathematicians discover how a variable can be used to solve problems. They read about wildfires, construct variable equations, and then learn to graph results in scatter-plot fashion to determine if...
Solve Single-Variable Equations Part I
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
With several handouts, a clear procedure, and attached worksheet, this lesson plan can be used to teach solving single-variable equations. The class participates in activities to determine the value of variables to make an equation true....
Temperature Profile above the South Pole
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Collecting and understanding data is a big part of understanding the world and how it changes. To better grasp what temperatures are changing and how they affect global populations, learners create a graph based on the date provided....
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for...
Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...
Lesson 3: Confronting Climate Change: Acting
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In the third and final lesson in the series on the impacts of climate change, learners synthesize the knowledge they have accumulated by identifying potential areas of concern for their school due to effects of drought and/or flooding,...