# Scientific Calculator Teacher Resources

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#### Measuring Strings using Trig Ratios

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Young scholars measure strings. In this trigonometry lesson, students use a protractor and scientific calculators to measure strings hanging from the ceiling. Young scholars use trigonometric ratios.
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#### Measures of Central Tendency Using Scientific Calculators

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore mean, median, and mode as they model mathematics in real-world problem situations. The lesson requires the use of the TI 30X IIS.
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#### Divisibility Rules Using Scientific Calculators

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young learners apply divisibility rules to determine if a number is a factor of another number. They discuss what numbers are factors of another number and identify patterns using divisibility rules.
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#### Measuring the Wavelengths of Visible Light

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students demonstrate use of an Emission tube power supply, a diffraction grating, and a scientific calculator to determine the different wavelengths of light.
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#### Four Mathematics Lessons for Grade 9

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
These four lesson plans build algebra skills for working with numbers in exponential form and for examining triangles. Be aware that in the text, scientific notation is referred to as index notation and the laws of exponents as the laws...
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#### Number Sense: Real Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using a scientific calculator and an 11-page guide sheet, middle schoolers investigate real numbers and problem-solving properties. The publisher links this resource to Common Core standard for seventh grade math, but you may find it a...
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#### Orienting a Photovoltaic Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
By mounting a light bulb on a stand and a PV cell on another, physics apprentices experiment with the angle of incidence. Their goal is to determine the optimum angle for collecting solar energy. The use of a scientific calculator is...
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#### Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this matter exam, students answer 80 multiple choice and short answer questions about atomic structure, atomic bonds, and equations dealing with energy spectrums. A scientific calculator is recommended. There is a student answer sheet...
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#### Trig and Treat - Study of Laws of Triangles

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders complete worksheet relating to right and equilateral triangles, discuss definition of trigonometric functions and locate functions on scientific calculator, and solve problems using sines and cosines.
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#### PEMDAS: Parentheses and Exponents

For Students 6th - 8th
In this order of operations worksheet, learners solve 16 problems in which the PEMDAS rules are applied. The problems include exponents. The page has examples and rules. The second page available here gives students instruction about how...
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#### WS 2.7 - Science Math Practice

For Students 9th - 12th
All high school science courses require some mathmatics skills. This worksheet engages them in math practice with a focus on significant figures, scientific notation, and unit conversions. Keep it on hand for all of your  science classes...
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#### Equivalency-Saying the Same Thing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a scientific calculator to practice finding equivalencies They discuss the possible uses for the scientific calculator. They experiment with other basic functions using the calculator.
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#### Oodles of Poodles

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students solve equations by graphing. In this algebra lesson, students differentiate between functions and relations. They use the TI to graph their equation and analyze the graph.
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#### The Metric Sysytem

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students solve problems using the standard and metric systems. In this algebra lesson, students investigate the metric system used in the semiconductor industry as well as other industries. They use a scientific calculator to solve these...
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#### The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential...
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#### Using Conversion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...
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#### Communications and the Lunar Outpost

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you hear me now? Groups use given information about communication on the moon to determine the maximum distance an astronaut can travel and stay in communication. Using the calculations, they determine what lunar features they can...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to predict your height based upon another measurement? Teachers introduce the instructional activity by comparing shoe size to height and finding the line of best fit. The class gathers data about their hand sizes and plot...
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#### Exponential Growth versus Linear Growth II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your algebra learners discover that exponential functions, with a base larger than one, outgrow linear functions when the inputs increase sufficiently. Their analysis includes using a graphing calculator to produce tables.
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#### How Tall Am I?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Which method results in a better estimate of the height? Using  different methods, groups estimate the height of three objects on campus. They record their measurements and any necessary computations and compare them to the actual...
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For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Top off geometric calculations by building caps. Groups determine the sizes needed and build each member a mortar board graduation cap. Using the average size, the team calculates the total amount of material required to build a typical...
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#### Digging the Plots

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Don't get boxed in by the comparisons. The lesson begins by reviewing statistical measurements. Using two provided data sets, pupils create box plots to represent them. Pairs then work to answer questions about the box plots and make...
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#### Exponentials

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Algebra scholars read about and practice problems involving exponents. They solve problems by using common exponential rules for multiplying and dividing exponents. They use prior knowledge of logarithms to solve exponential problems....
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#### A Walk Down the Lane

For Teachers 9th Standards
Measure twice and compare once. Groups use a variety of measurement devices to measure a distance multiple times. Classmates create a box plot for each measurement device using the same scale. Using the graphs, the teams determine which...