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Gases Matter

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Young scientists learn that seeing isn't necessarily believing when it comes to the states of matter. After performing a fun class demonstration that models the difference between solids, liquids, and gases, children complete a series of...
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What You Can Do

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
That's a ton of trash! Measure the amount of garbage generated in the classroom in order to make estimates about the waste produced by the entire school and all schools in the state. This eye-opening exercise leads into a discussion...
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Represent Quantities of Money by Using Diagrams

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
This is the fourth of five videos focusing on representing measurement quantities with diagrams. The parts of a fraction are reviewed, including numerators, denominators, and divisors. The lesson then walks through how two different...
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Margie Buys Apples

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
One of the most common, everyday applications of math is dealing with money. This single problem calculating how much change Margie receives is more involved than it appears at first glance. An understanding of how fractions and decimals...
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Arctic Animals: How Do They Measure Up?

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Young scientists grab their measuring tapes, rulers, and yard sticks as they see how big Arctic animals really are. To conceptualize the trait of height or length, each small group will measure out the entire length of an arctic animal....
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How many movies can you see in one day?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
For kids who love movies, figuring out a schedule for the maximum number that can be seen in one day is not only a good demonstration of Common Core mathematical practices, but also a highly motivating activity. Robert Kaplinsky...
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2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, New York City

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a fun yearly tradition and the center of these worksheets.  A future career in parade planning may available after completing this activity. Young learners are asked to calculate, measure, explain,...
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Problems Involving Time

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Put your class's time-telling skills to the test with word problems. Two examples show fourth graders how to write out the necessary equations, and how to solve for the answers. One of the problems requires two answers. 
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What's Missing Here? - Necessary Information

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Take your third graders' problem-solving skills to the next level. Six word problems need a solution, but they aren't solvable in their current forms. Learners explain the piece of missing information that they need to solve the word...
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Real-Life Problems: Money

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Help your fourth graders become responsible consumers with this math worksheet! They solve six word problems about buying toys using the four operations. An example at the top of the page helps pupils write out the necessary equations...
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Real-Life Problems: Time #2

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
How well can your third and fourth graders tell time? What about in word problems? Practice both with a worksheet that features five word problems about telling tme. Pupils use all four operations to solve the problems in spaces provided...
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Subtracting Decimals #3

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Practice money and measurement math with a thorough worksheet. Two examples at the top of the page remind fourth graders how to solve subtraction problems using decimals. After working through 14 problems, they then solve two word...
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Real-life Problems, Money, and Weight

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Solve five word problems involving money and weight. After studying the example at the top, which demonstrates how to write out the equation in a word problem, fourth graders work on adding large numbers in money and measurement. Here is...
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Real-life Problems, Working with Decimals

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Put your learners' decimal skills to the test with these five word problems. With space for students to write their work, the word problems contain addition and multiplication problems with money and measurement units. Use this resource...
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Subtracting Decimals #4

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Practice subtracting decimals to the hundredths place. This assignment includes amounts of money and units of measurement. Three sections of problems provide subtraction problems in both vertical and horizontal formats, as well as two...
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Real-life Problems, Working with Fractions #2

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Decimals and fractions can be tricky - especially in word problems! Help your fourth and fifth graders solve these word problems, all of which involve real-life application and decimals or fractions. There are separate spaces for writing...
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Subtracting Decimals #2

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Subtraction is more fun when there's money involved! Fourth graders subtract amounts of money and units of measurement in sixteen vertical and horizontal problems. The last two problems are word problems, helping your kids practice...
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Real-Life Problems: Measures

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Do your fifth graders have trouble writing out their work for word problems? Use this instructional activity about measurements and the four equations, which provides separate spaces to write the equations and the answers. A nice way to...
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Subtracting Decimals

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Working with decimals or money math? Give your class some practice with subtraction and place value. After solving 18 subtraction problems with decimals and money units, fourth graders work on two word problems. A great homework...
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Everyday Problems with Decimals

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Review word problems and decimals with a worksheet that features everyday problems for your learners to solve. Six problems provide space for both work and the solution, reinforcing the importance of showing one's work in word problems....
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Real-Life Problems, Large Numbers

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Do your fourth graders have a hard time showing their work when solving word problems? This helpful worksheet provides two separate spaces for learners to show their work and to fill in the answer. The first problem is solved for them as...
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Real-Life Problems, Working with Decimals #2

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
It's all about decimals in these word problems, which have scholars apply math to scenarios they will likely come across later in life. Working with multi-digit numbers and decimals to the hundredths place, learners must determine the...
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Real-Life Problems: Distance, Length, and More

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Math just got real! Scholars solve seven word problems dealing with life applications for multiplication, division, and subtraction.  They show their work in a designated space, and must include units in their answers. Learners will work...
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Sky High

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
How are skyscrapers built? What does it take to make a structurally sound building? How can one work within a budget to complete a building project? These guiding questions will be investigated and answered within a hands-on lesson....