Energy Conservation (Middle, Mathematics)
Students take turns reading the electric meter six times a day at regularly scheduled intervals. They figure out the amount of electricity used and then determine the total cost of electricity for the week.
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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
Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long activity, your upper-elementary...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable