Using Quantitative Statements to Solve Problems
In this equations worksheet, students use quantitative statements to sole for average speed. This worksheet has 4 problems to solve.
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Problem Set F Resolving 3-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Speed Teacher Guide with Answer Sheets
Get three planes to line up safely. Individuals work through a set of problems to eliminate spacing conflicts between three airplanes in flight. The pupils use their knowledge to change the airplanes' speed or route to meet a...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using Landsat
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Using Scientific Notation
Scientists and engineers in every field use scientific notation. The Socratica video explains what scientific notation is and why people use it. Then, it offers examples of how to convert a number into and out of scientific notation....
15 mins 8th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using Math to Analyze Data
No one wants to be average, so mathematicians use the term mean instead of average. The video explains how to calculate the mean, how to calculate the percent error, and why this information is important. Finally, the video considers the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Chemistry: Introduction to Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis (Part 2)
If you know how much carbon dioxide you produce in one breath, can you figure out how much you produce in one month? Socratica helps solve multi-step unit conversion problems. The video walks through how to set up these challenges and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fresh Water Scarcity: An Introduction to the Problem
Freshwater is not as plentiful as one might think! Explore how limited this fundamental resource is, how it is being used, and how shortages can be addressed. When you are teaching upper-elementary or middle school earth scientists about...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Think About Gravity
What goes up must come down, but there is more to the phenomenon than meets the eye! As it turns out, any two objects attract to each other. The formula for Newton's law of universal gravitation is introduced in the explanation. A touch...
5 mins 6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable