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In this math activity, students complete charts by finding the pattern in the first few rows and using that information to compute the rest of the numbers. Students must write the formula for the "n" value of the pattern.
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Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?
Find here a complete lesson dealing with the equations and graphs of proportional relationships, as well as what each individual point on such a graph represents. It may appeal to girls in particular, as the data details the growth rates...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
When is a Wind Farm a Good Investment?
When will a wind farm pay for itself? Individuals calculate the anticipated annual revenue for two proposed wind farms. By comparing the number of years it takes to pay back the initial investment, they determine which site makes the...
6th - 12th 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
Student Workbook: Number Sense
What a great resource. More than just a worksheet, this packet also includes examples and notes at the beginning of each section. The material covers all of the main standards in pre-algebra and can also be used for parts of an Algebra I...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Predicting the Future with Best-fit Lines
What career will actually use this math? The activity has pupils determine a best-fit line for given data. Using their best-fit line, they then make predictions before discussing as a class what careers might use scatter plots and...
8th - 10th 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 lesson, your upper-elementary or...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable