A Distant View: Exploring the Principles of Telescope Optics
Students see real-life applications of rational functions and the Pythagorean Theorem, as they investigate the essential concepts of how lenses work to magnify vision, and then build simple telescopes to demonstrate their understanding.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 7
In need of an all-inclusive seventh grade math resource? Packed full of the topics necessary for Pre-Algebra the packet includes practice problems with different difficulty levels. It works great for any supplemental use needed in the...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Trigonometry and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ancient Egyptians sure knew their trigonometry! Pupils learn how the pyramid architects applied right triangle trigonometry. When comparing the Pythagorean theorem to the trigonometric ratios, they learn an important connection that...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem
Young mathematicians join the ancient order of the Pythagoreans by completing an assessment task that asks them to find the area of tilted squares on dot paper. They then look at patterns in the squares to develop the Pythagorean Theorem.
8th Math CCSS: Designed
How Does Work...Work?
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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