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#### 6th Grade Emergency Sub Plans

A collection of emergency sub plans make those unplanned absences just a little bit easier. Designed for sixth-grade classes, the language arts and math activities follow Common Core Standards. Print up these materials and stash them in...

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#### Weather and Atmosphere

Weather engineers have come a long way in designing technology that provides advanced warnings of severe weather. Six lessons and six activities make up a collection of resources that teach middle schoolers about weather and weather...

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#### Mission to Mars

Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....

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#### Life Science

Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...

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#### Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...

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#### Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...

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#### Grade 6, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

A three-resource collection of teacher and student-friendly slides provides sixth graders with models of items on the Smarter Balanced assessments. Claim 2 offers 13 questions that assess problem solving. Claim 3 problems illicit...

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#### Atlantean Dodgeball

Develop ratios within sporting games. Class members watch a video about dodgeball and see how coaches compare the scores. Pupils then work with ratios to compare the scores throughout the tournament. Using their knowledge of ratios, they...

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#### Bad Date

Get the best ratio for a good date. The class watches a video where dates are rated based on the ratio of words spoken. Pupils then use the ratios in the video along with other given ratios to find equivalent ratios. Finally, they...

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#### Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges

Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...

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#### Moon Watch: Observing the Lunar Phases with a Model

How do you know the moon is going broke? It's down to its last quarter. The lesson provides a more accurate way to teach lunar phases, emphasizing not only naming or understanding them, but being able to explain why they occur....

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#### “I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math

Help your sixth graders reach their Common Core math standards by providing them with a checklist of "I can" statements for each standard. As each concept is covered, kids can check it off, as long as they can do what it states.

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#### Task: Range of Motion

If you have ever injured your shoulder, you know it takes a while to improve your arm's range of motion. In this real-world example, young mathematicians gain insight into the world of physical therapy while they analyze a case study...

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#### Make a Planetary Exploration Balloon

Balloons aren't just for parties! An inquiry-based lesson explores the idea of using balloons for space exploration. Learners become engineers as they attempt to control the ascent and descent of a helium balloon using different masses.

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#### Career Connections | Supply Chain Manager

Managing a supply chain is all about monitoring inbound and outbound products. Meet one manager who uses computer technology to make sure all runs smoothly.

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#### Solar Energy

Put the infinite power of the sun to good use. Young scientists learn about solar energy by completing a challenging project. They imagine that they are in charge of planning a solar panel array for a building and must decide where to...

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#### Career Connections | Construction Manager

Don a hard hat and grab an iPad; both are essential tools for construction managers. A short video details the education, skills, and tools required for those interested in a career in this fast-growing field.

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#### Career Connections | Bookkeeping and Accounting

Keeping track of the finances is the job of the accountant and the bookkeeper. Find out what skills add up to make it in the world of ledgers and numbers.

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#### Ratio Relations

At this rate, the class will be experts on ratios and rates in no time. A class workbook teaches individuals about ratio language, how to use tables and tape diagrams to find equivalent ratios, and how to solve ratio problems. They then...

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#### Light Bulb Challenge

Efficiency equals money where homes are concerned. A comparative lesson asks learners to measure heat output of incandescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs. They follow their investigation with calculating the cost of using the two...

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#### The Clapper

Give a round of applause for completing the task. Scholars watch a video that shows an extremely fast clapper and a timer. The activity requires applying concepts of rates and proportional reasoning to estimate the number of claps in one...

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#### Rope Jumper

Jump at the chance to use the idea of rates. Young mathematicians watch part of a clip of a Japanese TV show where a contestant jumps rope as fast as possible. They use the data for the number of jumps and the number of seconds shown in...

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#### Snack Mix

Create a snacking recipe. Pupils develop a question after watching a video of the making of a snack. Learners come to an estimation of an answer to their question. The teacher provides additional information about the recipe as needed...

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#### Ratio Rumble

Develop a potion of ratios. Learners play a matching game to make potions that follow a recipe. Pupils create equivalent ratios to make multiple recipes at a given time. As levels increase, ratios get more difficult, as they include...