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$1 Math

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
Captivate your class by having them find the value of their names, different zoo animals, musical instruments, etc.,with a mental math lesson plan. Using the coding formula listed, children learn to fluently estimate and calculate simple...
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Secret Country Code Breaker

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Super cool and totally fun math awaits your class. They are the code breakers, and their job is to identify and locate the secret agent by breaking two different codes. They use all their skills to solve a series of double-digit addition...
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Triplet Code

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic code for amino acids always uses three letters. The explanation for why it occurs in triplets makes for a brief statistical video. Examples of single and double letter codes prove insufficient for the number of amino acids.
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Codes - Hiding Information with Matrices

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the everyday uses of codes and the role codes have played in national security. They practice using matrices and matrix equations to encode and decode information.
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Cracking the Code

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Can you figure out the code? Learners interpret ten number patterns and write the five numbers that come next. Next, they create their own number patterns based on their own codes.
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The Da Vinci Code: Math Fun

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A wonderful way to introduce or practice simple algebraic equations, where a variable is used in place of a number. Learners will work to crack the Da Vinci Code (as it is called) and replace letter variables with the "code" numbers to...
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The Code Name Organizer

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
This highly personalized activity puts the names of the learners in the center of the math investigation. As each person calculates their own name value based on a given code, they get practice in algorithms and in estimating square...
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Unit 1 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Reinforce math vocabulary with a set of 52 flash cards. Two types of cards make a set; a word card printed in bold lettering, and a definition card equipped with a labeled example. Terms include algebraic expression, prime number,...
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Lightbot Jr 4 Coding Puzzles

For Students 2nd - 8th
Learning how to write computer code has never been so much fun! Given control of their very own robots, children create simple programs in order to solve a series of challenges and develop their problem solving skills.
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Real-Life Math | Network Engineer

For Students 6th Standards
Learn a bit about binary code. Pupils find out what network engineers do by watching a video in which a real-life engineer explains the math she uses in her job. As an associated activity, they consider how binary numbers work and answer...
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Using Math Expressions

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
As it turns out, your computer understands the same math your students do. Specifically, it understands how to  evaluate expressions using the order of operations (PEMDAS) . The good thing is that you can then replace any number in your...
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Binary Code

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A goofy upper grader explains to viewers what binary code is and how it works to tell the computer what to do. He does a good job of explaining how the code works and what each 1 and 0 represent. Because he mentions base 2 this could be...
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Challenge: Code Breaker

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Here is a code-breaker multiplication and division game which has learners find the missing letter in equations, then solve and use those letters to "break the code," which actually is the answer to a riddle. Make math fun with a...
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Operation Math Code Squad

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Your mission, if you decide to accept it, is math skills practice. In this app, Mission Impossible meets basic number operation skills, and your students are the secret agents. 
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Learning to Hate Math

For Students 9th - 12th
Give your class a different kind of reading assignment with the text included here. Anne Miller's essay "Learning to Hate Mathematics" details a hatred of math that grew from early childhood and still haunts the author today. After...
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Math Handbook: Trigonometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You'll be spinning in unit circles once you read through this jumbo-sized resource of everything you need to know about trigonometry. Each page has color-coded examples with explicit directions that detail the problems and formulas. 
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Mental Math to Multiply by Whole Number Powers of Ten: The Rule for Tens

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Eight questions challenge scholars to use mental math while multiplying whole numbers by powers of 10. A tool with bouncing decimals demonstrates how and where the decimal moves. Question types include several multiple-choice, a...
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Subtraction: Color by Code

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this subtraction color by code worksheet, students solve 8 problems and then color the flower segments by using the color code chart.
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Addition Color by Code

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this addition color by code worksheet, students solve 8 problems and then color the flower segments by using the color code chart.
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Codes in a Song—Modems

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Let's listen to some codes. To understand how a modem sends binary numbers over a phone line, class member listen to the codes included in the provided mp3 files, translates the tones to binary numbers and then convert the binary numbers...
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The Code Name Organizer

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Let your mathematicians create their own rational and irrational numbers and organize a group number line to display their place value. The activity provides a code that allows learners to find the numbers associated with their names...
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Identify Equivalent Fractions Using a Number Line

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Explicit and direct instruction is great for children who are struggling in math; it is also great for introducing a new topic or idea. Help your learners understand exactly what it means to identify an equivalent fraction on a number...
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ZIP Code Math

For Teachers K - 12th
Students add or subtract to solve ZIP Code Math word problems. A ZIP Code Math work sheet is included. This lesson combines math with geography quite nicely.
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Using Matrix Operations for Encryption

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Data encryption is an important security measure for sensitive data stored on computers. Pupils learn how to utilize matrices for creating code. They also get a great review of matrix multiplication, inverse matrices, and the identity...

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