Students apply various methods for finding the volume and surface area of sphere. They compare and contrast results among these mathematical methods. They work in cooperative groups to discuss their results with one another.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads
Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes
Evaluate young mathematicians' understanding of area and perimeter with this series of three assessment tasks. Challenging students to not only calculate the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, but to explain in writing their...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Representing and Interpreting Proportional Relationships
The class gets valuable practice evaluating and analyzing linear relationship in this group of activities. Interpreting rate of change in algebraic and graphical ways is presented in a non-intimidating and natural way, using realistic...
7th - 8th 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
Topic 4: Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Linear equations, coordinate planes, and systems of equations are covered in this extremely well-organized instructional activity. Composed of a series of mini-lessons, the instruction aims at explaining a different facet of solving...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable