# Indirect Teacher Resources

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#### Surface Area with Polydrons

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore measurements by analyzing geometric shapes. In this surface area lesson, students identify the terms volume, weight, perimeter and area in order to find the requested measurements of specific polygons. Students utilize...
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#### Thirsty for A Liter or Milliliter?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders work with liters and milliliters for measurement.
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#### Pi Day (March 14)

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders determine the value of ? by measuring the circumference and diameter of circular objects such as soup cans, Oreo cookies, etc..
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#### Dino Cylinders

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate the capacity of containers using small dinosaur figures as the unit of measure. They work with a number of different shaped containers to compare the capacity as they practice counting the dinosaurs. They complete an...
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#### Hover Above the Earth

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders build a balloon hovercraft, take direct measurements, answer critical questions, and make calculations using the data gathered in order to see the concept of acceleration as a change in velocity. They use a worksheet...
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#### Water Usage and Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate water usage at school and at home. They use graphs and tables to evaluate water usage. Students describe possible water conservation measures. They use graphs and tables to relate data as part of a written report.
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#### Weather-Air Temperature

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete activities to learn about changing air temperature. In this air temperature lesson, students study various ways to measure air temperature and learn factors that influence temperature. Students study the weather in a...
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#### Draw To Scale The E-Z Way

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders draw a rough floor plan of a house to scale without using a ruler to determine measurements. They see how architects use scale to draw blueprints, and solve math problems using scale.
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#### Our View of the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are introduced to safety rules for observing the Sun, how the distance of the Sun is measured using Kepler's Laws and identify the visible layers of the Sun. They discuss solar eclipses and view images of eclipses using the...
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#### River Width

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers determine the level of accuracy needed for computations involving measurements and irrational numbers. They use the correct number of digits in computation to achieve an appropriate unit or level of accuracy when...
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#### Weighted Eggs

For Teachers K - 1st
Students order five weighted plastic eggs in order from lightest to heaviest.
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#### An "Eggs"traordinary Sculpture

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify and categorize different types of animals which lay eggs, use a five step method for viewing and interpreting a piece of artwork, and use an indirect method to find the mass of a large object.
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#### What Does a Quarter Weigh?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the historical figures and symbols of U.S. patriotism depicted on the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter coins. They create a balance scale from common materials to measure the approximate weight of a quarter.
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#### Making The Height

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders apply estimation techniques to determine how high any one basketball player can jump.
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#### Area, Perimeter and Rations Using Pentominoes

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Learners of all ages investigate area and perimeter through pentominoes. In this geometry lesson, students calculate the are and perimeter of different geometric shapes and describe the properties of similar and congruent shapes. This...
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#### Discovering Math: Concepts in Geometry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers explore the concept of proving the Pythagorean Theorem. They research proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils create posters of proofs, and research Greek mathematicians.
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#### Finding the Area Under A Curve with Random Probability

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of area under a curve. In this area under a curve lesson, students find the area under a curve using the Monte Carlo method using random points and probability. Students calculate the area under the same...
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NASA

#### The Drake Equation

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Drake Equation worksheet, students read about how scientists can estimate the number of intelligent civilizations that may exist in our galaxy. Students answer 7 questions about the Drake Equation and they use the internet to...
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#### Lesson 3-5: Proportions and Similar Figures

For Students 9th - 12th
In this similar figures activity, students use proportions to solve 6 short answer and multiple choice questions.Â  Students use proportions to answer questions about map scales and height of trees given shadow lengths.
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#### What are Igneous Rocks and How are They Formed?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Crystals form before your very eyes! What sixth grader wouldn't enjoy this lesson on igneous rock formation? Using hot Salol, junior geologists observe the crystal formation process as the material cools. This comprehensive lesson plan...
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Texas State University

#### Earth: Deposition and Lithification

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Geology geniuses analyze sediment samples with a hand lens and sort according to physical characteristics. They also learn about the processes of cementation, compaction, and lithification within the rock cycle. The lesson plan is...
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#### What are Metamorphic Rocks and How are They Formed?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Even though the student handouts are not included in the write-up, this lesson contains the instructions for terrific activities to use when teaching middle schoolers about metamorphic rocks. First, they compare granite to gneiss and...
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NOAA

#### Ground-truthing Satellite Imagery with Drifting Buoy Data

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Ground-truthing ... is it even a word? The last installment of a five-part series analyzes how scientists collect sea surface temperature data. Scholars use government websites to compare temperature data collected directly from buoys...
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Heritage Foundation

#### Congress's Economic Powers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Join Congress as they assess their economic abilities for spendingâ€”and as they discover their limits. High schoolers use an educational resource to explore Congress's economic powers and learn to apply these concepts to their everyday...