Why Did the Kangaroo See a Psychiatrist
In this inequalities worksheet, learners match 18 inequalities to their corresponding graph. Students then use the letter answers to each question to help discover the answer to the riddle.
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What Are Similarity Transformations, and Why Do We Need Them?
It's time for your young artists to shine! Learners examine images to determine possible similarity transformations. They then provide a sequence of transformations that map one image to the next, or give an explanation why it is not...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
The People of Kansas: Where did they come from and why did they come?
Students review census data to correlate to emigration in Kansas. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students analyze a painting and create definitions for emigration and discuss why people emigrate. Students read and analyze 1855 census...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem
Use the given tasks and detailed teacher's commentary to introduce your 8th graders to the Pythagorean theorem and its converse. Embedded links to information about Egyptian geometry make your presentation interesting. Consider giving...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Logistic Growth Model, Explicit Version
Via the concrete setting of estimating the population of the US, your algebra learners are introduced to a logistic growth model. Comparing and contrasting logistic, exponential, linear and quadratic models, to see which fits the data...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Changing an Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number
This video on changing improper fractions to mixed numbers would nicely compliment the Khan Academy video on writing mixed numbers as improper fractions. Sal first shows students how to convert improper fractions. Then, he uses drawings...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math
Why Are the Angles of Equilateral Triangles Always Equal to 60¼?
Learn how to identify an equilateral triangle by evaluating its congruent sides. Once you've determined that that sides are congruent you'll be able to use the triangle sum theorem to determine the angles in an equilateral triangle. This...
5 mins 6th - 10th Math