# Area Teacher Resources

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Los Angeles County Office of Education

#### Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
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...
Unit Plan
University of Missouri

#### Money Math

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians put their skills to the test in the real world during this four-lesson consumer math unit. Whether they are learning how compound interest can make them millionaires, calculating the cost of remodeling their bedroom,...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Normal Distribution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does the size of the bin matter? The resource allows pupils to explore the relationship between the normal curve and histograms. Learners view histograms compared to a normal curve with a set standard deviation. Using the interactive,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Similarity

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students find the factor of proportionality in similar polygons. In this similarity of polygons lesson plan, students measure the sides and angles of polygons and derive a factor of proportionality between corresponding pairs of sides...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Box-and-Whisker Plots

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders measure in feet and inches and convert to explore the relationship between the converted measurements. For this measurement lesson, 8th graders use the whisker and box plot to represent the measurement of a cat.  Students...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The Value of Volume

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students measure the perimeter and area of their polygons. For this geometry lesson, students calculate the volume and area using the correct tools. They calculate the time and temperature and the perimeter and side lengths of triangles.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Geometry and Spatial Sense

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate geometric shapes in 2 and 3 dimensions.  In this geometry lesson, students create a model chocolate factory working in groups and using an actual cake.  Middle schoolers take a quiz about measurement...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Estimation Challenge

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students calculate the length of the classroom using non-standard units of measurement and estimation. Using a cracker box, they discuss measuring various objects in the room as a class, and independently estimate and measure the length...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Wind

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars conduct an experiment. For this wind measurement lesson, students learn about instruments that measure the wind and then make a weather vane. Young scholars record wind speed over a few days.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Solar Electricity

For Students 9th - 11th
In this solar electricity and satellites worksheet, students calculate the perimeter of a satellite, they find the area of the surface of the satellite and they determine if there is sufficient space for enough solar panels to supply the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Building My Dream House

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners create their dream house using a spreadsheet for measurements. In this measurements and drawings lesson, students apply concepts of units and conversions as they build and create different shapes. They use Google Sketch-up to...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Math: Equal Area Triangles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine a math worksheet and determine how to divide a single triangle into four of equal area. Using geometric principles, they sketch two additional ways to divide into into four equal triangles. To conclude, students...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Measurement

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to a read aloud of Linda Williams, The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" before discussing Halloween. They measure pumpkins using chains of paper clips to find their length and width. Once they open the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Units of Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers measure the length and width of their desk using their hands. They measure the length and width of their desk. Students measure the length and width of their notebooks in the same fashion as they did their desk. They...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Measuring Inches

For Students K - 1st
In this measurement activity, student count shaded areas on strips of "inches" and write how many inches are shaded beneath each.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### An Introduction to Measuring Theory

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate one, two and three dimensional objects. In this algebra instructional activity, students differentiate between different shapes of objects and write equations to represent each. They start with what they already know...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Measuring Angles

For Students 10th
In this measuring angles instructional activity, 10th graders solve and complete 26 various types of problems. First, they use a protractor to find the measurement of each angle. Then, students state the Angle Addition Postulate for the...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Perimeter and Area

For Students 4th
In this perimeter worksheet, 4th graders discover the perimeter and the area of the given triangles. Using the measurements provided, students solve for 6 problems.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Area, Arithmetic and Algebra

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Explore the concept of this perfect square trinomial and difference of squares lesson. A hands-on activity that uses paper rectangles and squares to illustrate the perfect-square trinomial and difference of squares formulas.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Proportions and Scale Factor for Measurement

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners explore the concept of proportion. In this proportion lesson, students use google maps to find the distance the their school is from home. Learners discuss what a scale factor is through teacher led discussion. Students...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Measuring the Number Of Calories In Sunlight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students., in groups, define calorie and compare the absorption of solar energy by three different collectors. They define solar constant and offer several explanations for discrepancies between the data collected and the solar constant.
Activity
Exploratorium

#### Tired Weight

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take your class out to visit your automobile and use the tires to compute the weight of the vehicle. This is done by measuring the surface of the tire meeting the ground and the air pressure. This is a fun lesson in the relationship...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Visualizing Multiplication

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders represent multiplication of a two-digit number by a two-digit number as the area of a rectangle with dimensions of the two factors. They find patterns for the number of different base ten blocks in a rectangle representing...
Lesson Plan
Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### Candies R Us

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
A box is fun to make, especially when it's a candy box! These activities help to cement understanding of the difference between surface area and volume. Have individuals measure the surface area of their box in two-dimensions before...