Eighth graders experiment with building bridges of spaghetti, pennies, and a cup to determine how varying the number of spagetti pieces affects the strength of the bridge. They graph their results and interpret the data.
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Skeeters Are Overrunning the World
Skeeters are used to model linear and exponential population growth in a wonderfully organized lesson plan including teachers' and young scholars' notes, an assignment, graphs, tables, and equations. Filled with constant deep-reaching...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Statistics-Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data
Young mathematicians construct and analyze patterns of association in bivariate data using scatter plots and linear models. The sixth chapter of a 10-part eighth grade workbook series then prompts class members to construct and interpret...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review See How They Run!: The 100 Meter Dash
Are you as fast as Usain Bolt? Class members time each other running the 100-meter dash, then analyze the data using different graphical representations. They then draw conclusions by comparing different sample sets and seeing how they...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Interpreting Distance–Time Graphs
Pre-algebra protégés critique a graph depicting Tom's trip to the bus stop. They work together to match descriptive cards to distance-time graph cards and data table cards, all of which are provided for you so you can make copies for...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed