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Protecting Our City with Levees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teams use the design process to design, build, and test a model levee to protect the town from a wall of water. A handout provides a price list for the materials learners can use to build their levee within a budget.
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Global Climate Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The greenhouse effect and its relationship to global warming is the focus of an activity that asks class member to consider the effects of climate change on weather. Pupils work with their families to determine their carbon footprints...
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Exchange Rates

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Eleven questions make up an eight-page practice exercise that focuses on how to compute exchange rates. Money used is the American dollar, Euro, and British pound. 
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Vocabulary Representation (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Support math vocabulary instruction with a reference sheet designed to meet the needs of sixth grade mathematicians. Four pages consist of 20 terms, their definitions, and a picture representation. Terms include percent, least...
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Greenhouse Management

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Who knew running a greenhouse required so much math? Amaze future mathematicians and farmers with the amount of unit conversions, ratio and proportional reasoning, and geometric applications involved by having them complete the...
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Dairy Barn

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Agriculture is truly a math-based profession! Help the dairy farmer determine the supplies needed to complete his barn. Using given dimensions, learners build equations and use units to determine the correct amount of materials.
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Unit 6 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Fifty-eight flashcards make up a set designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Within the set, you'll find bold-faced word cards as well as definition cards that offer a labeled example. Terms include base, percent, theoretical probability,...
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Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Test your scholars' knowledge of a multitude of concepts with an assessment aligned to the California math standards. Using the exam, class members show what they know about the four operations, positive and negative numbers, statistics...
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Household Energy Audit

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do you have an energy hog in your home? Individuals pick at least one room at home to determine the amount of energy the appliances consume. Using that information, pupils fill out a worksheet to determine the cost of running each...
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Watt Meters to Measure Energy Consumption

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It used watt amount of energy? This resource investigates the power usage of small household appliances. Using a watt meter, groups measure the actual wattage used by an appliance and then calculate the energy used daily. 
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Candy Machine

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Using the concept of a candy vending machine, young mathematicians explore the sugar ratios found in different types of candy. Using the provided information, class members calculate and compare different ratios in order to find the...
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Teacher Proportion

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
With one teacher and four student practice pages, this set of proportion worksheets has a lot to offer. Word problems, fill in the blanks, and short answers provide multiple ways to enhance your mathematicians' skills. 
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Going Marbles

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Fractions and their ratio representations get a thorough treatment as the class works through dividing a hypothetical set of marbles. Almost more useful than the problem set, though, are the provided rubric and graded student examples....
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Waverly Waves

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
The local swim team is the basis for this extensive worksheet on ratios, rates, and proportional reasoning. From the gender ratio of the team, to the cost comparison of uniforms, and the speeds of the athletes, learners manipulate...
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Ratios and Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
This comprehensive unit on proportional thinking is an excellent resource for any middle-school math class, whether added wholesale to the curriculum or used to supplement existing material. Lead-in problems and activities culminate in a...
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Ratio Reasoning

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The language of rates and ratios forms a common thread through this wide-reaching main problem set and its accompanying support work. Learners mix paint, size copies, distribute candy, and shop for good deals throughout these problems....
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Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
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Dragonfly

For Teachers 7th Standards
The speed of a dragonfly brings math into the real world as your learners collaboratively see the value in calculating unit rates in direct proportion problems. This six-phase lesson encourages you, as the teacher, to only ask questions...
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 6 Math)

For Students 6th Standards
The time has come to find out how much knowledge your sixth grade mathematicians have retained with this Common Core designed practice assessment. To demonstrate their learning, 6th graders answer a series of multiple choice and...
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Rates Median and Mean

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice mean, median, mode, and rates with a packet of educational worksheets. Kids learn about rates on nutrition labels, unit pricing, and air pressure using a barometer in a variety of different methods and activities.
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Practice: Word Problems

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Congratulations, you've just hit the word problem jackpot! Covering an incredible range of topics from integers and fractions, to percents, geometry, and much more, this collection of worksheets will keep young mathematicians busy...
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Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...
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Study Jams! Proportions

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Join Zoe and Sam as they use proportions to budget money for their Green Earth Club. Watch as they set up and solve a series of proportions using cross multiplication and division. A great resource that brings together prior knowledge of...
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Study Jams! Rate

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Zoe is reading books over vacation and wants to know at her current rate, how many will she finish by the end. Building on prior knowledge of fractions and ratios, young mathematicians learn how equivalent rates are used to answer her...