In this math activity, students use numerical patterns to explain visual patterns formed by gears. Students draw designs with a spirograph toy and predict how they will look before drawing them by using numerical patterns.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fabulous Fibonacci and His Nifty Numbers
Fibonacci numbers are not only found in the classroom but also in nature. Explore the concept of Fibonacci numbers through a series of lessons designed to gain insight into the mathematical reasoning behind the number pattern, and spark...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Growing Patterns: Practical Pattern Problems
Your learners explore growing patterns by describing, extending, creating, and evaluating practical pattern problems in this three-day collaborative unit. Beginning with concrete patterns and function tables to extend and describe with a...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Geometric Figures and Scale Drawings
Scale up your lessons on geometry and ask learners to investigate conditions on triangles, scale drawings, area and circumference of circles, and angle relationships. The resource includes activities and a homework assignment.
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed