What Shape Is Money? Money Doesn't Have to Be Round or Rectangular
Young scholars explain that many kinds of objects have been used as money. After identifying qualities that make a good currency, they design a nontraditional currency and decide on its value.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Designing a 3d Product in 2d: a Sports Bag
Sew up pupil interest with an engaging, hands-on lesson. Learners first design a sports bag given constraints on the dimensions of fabric. They then evaluate provided sample responses to identify strengths and weaknesses of included...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Designing 3d Products: Candy Cartons
Wouldn't it be great to work in a candy factory? Learners get their chance as they first design a carton for a candy that meets certain requirements. They then examine and analyze nets and explanations in sample student responses.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Modeling: Making Matchsticks
Math: The only subject where the solution to a problem is seven million matches. Young scholars first complete an assessment task estimating the number of matches they can make from a tree of given dimensions. They then evaluate provided...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6
Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...
6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Gender Roles and Careers
Should men be willing to work for women? Can women think as logically as men? Here is an interesting activity in which learners complete a survey regarding gender roles and then consider whether their scores reflect traditional or...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Math in the Design and Building of Bridges
Research various types of bridge designs. Your class will be asked to consider what it would be like without bridges while learning about how they work. They will construct a model bridge based on given parameters. They then calculate...
7th - 11th Math
Commercial and Industrial Designers: Working with Volume
Don't get jammed up; calculate the volume of the box before you pack toys inside. Connecting to a job in a manufacturing business, your packers need to find the volume before and after a measurement change. The final step is to calculate...
7th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed