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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
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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Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
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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“I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Math

For Teachers 6th Standards
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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Grade 7 Patterning and Algebra: Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Classmates solve 18 different problems that are mostly word problems that apply algebraic expressions. They draw different combinations of masses on a scale that would balance. They also simplify expressions and solve for x in a number...
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Career Connections | Pipefitting and Plumbing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Getting water to the drinking fountain and getting waste out of a building are just two jobs for pipefitters and plumbers. A short video details the education and training involved in this rewarding, hands-on career.
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Expressions and Equations

For Students 6th Standards
Variables may be unknown, but expressions and equations are easy to understand. Pupils learn how to write, evaluate, and simplify numeric and algebraic expressions. They also investigate how to write and solve simple equations and...
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Triangle Mystery ...

For Students 6th Standards
Build a pyramid based on sums. Individuals watch a video of a computer program that creates a pyramid of numbers based upon a starting number. The scholars develop a hypothesis on how the number trick works and share their thoughts on...
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Consecutive Number Sums

For Students 6th Standards
Determine equivalent methods to find sums of consecutive numbers. Learners watch a video of a computer program that finds the sum of five consecutive numbers given a starting number. Pupils hypothesize how to determine the sum without...
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Curse Reverse

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Build towers with algebraic expressions. Pupils use algebraic expressions to build towers that allow their players to navigate a series of rooms. Learners evaluate expressions using different values for the variables to create a pathway...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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Expression Exchange

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Bank on your ability to write equivalent expressions. Scholars use an interactive to create expressions using coins. They then convert these to algebraic expressions and figure out how to evaluate them. A game with various difficulty...
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Area Model Algebra

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Expand the pupils knowledge of using area models to algebra. The interactive allows learners to use the same procedure of getting partial products when multiplying multi-digit numbers to multiplying polynomials. Scholars see how the...
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Area Model Multiplication

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Develop a solid understanding of multiplication. The interactive provides opportunities for learners to continue building a deep understanding of multiplication. Pupils use the application to find the product of two numbers and find...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target E

For Teachers 6th Standards
When US citizens travel throughout the world, they often need to know how to convert temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celsius. Young mathematicians practice applying the formula as well as other algebraic equations as part of a...
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Collecting Like Terms

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Gather all similar terms together. Initially created to aid in the review of the General Certificate of Secondary Education, the resource provides opportunities to practice collecting like terms in algebraic expressions and multiplying...
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Simplify and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions 2

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
These are equivalent, too. The resource presents two expressions to simplify that require using the distributive property and/or combining like terms. After simplifying the expressions, the video shows how to evaluate the expressions to...
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Simplify and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions 1

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Evaluate the equivalence of expressions. A helpful video walks through the process of simplifying two expressions. Using values for the variables, the presentation evaluates the original expression and the simplified expression to show...
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Whole Number Cruncher

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Time to crunch the numbers! Young scholars use an interactive number cruncher to practice operations with whole numbers. They input a number and watch as the number cruncher produces the output and then use the data pairs to determine a...
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Linear Function Machine

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
What goes in must come out! Learners play with a function machine to determine the correct function. They enter input values and watch as the machine produces the output.
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Expression Evaluation with Basic Operations: Math Detective

For Students 6th Standards
Placement of parentheses is paramount. Scholars adjust the location of parentheses in a numerical expression so its value matches a given value. A slider interactive helps with this task.
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Boxes

For Teachers 6th Standards
Teach your class to think outside the box. Scholars use the concept of equality to solve a problem in the assessment task. They determine how to use a scale to identify the one box out of a set of nine boxes that is heavier than the others.
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Unit 8 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Additive inverse, expression, and irrational numbers are a few terms you'll find when you use a set of 22 flashcards designed to reinforce math vocabulary. The set includes two types of cards; a bold-faced word card, and a corresponding...
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Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 6 Math)

For Students 6th Standards
Keep track of your sixth graders' mastery of the Common Core math standards with this practice assessment. Taking a different approach than most standardized tests, this resource includes not only multiple choice questions, but also free...
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Dr. Seuss Comes to Middle School Math Class

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you think Dr. Seuss has no place in a math classroom, then take a look at this resource. Based on the classic children's book Green Eggs and Ham, this sequence of activities engages children learning to model real-world contexts with...