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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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#### 6th Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

Build math vocabulary with a collection of flashcards designed to support the Houghton Mifflin sixth grade math curriculum. Eight sets of cards cover a multitude of concepts. Terms appear alongside their definition and labeled picture...

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#### Elk Street

Fund raise with algebraic expressions. The sixth grade unit introduces individuals to using variables to represent numbers in algebraic expressions and equations. Pupils use eight lessons to build their knowledge of using variables...

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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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#### Lessons for Learning—Grade 6

A very clear and concise unit to teaching sixth graders math concepts directly related to Common Core. Learners are exposed to six lessons involving recipe conversions, graphing data from ratio tables, evaluating exponents,...

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#### Saxon Math Course 2

Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...

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#### Saxon Math Course 1

Looking to enhance your math curriculum? Then this collection of Saxon math worksheets is for you! With over 700 pages of content, you find will materials covering any topic you can imagine relating to upper-elementary and middle school...

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#### Simple Machines

Planning a unit on simple machines? Save some time and energy with this collection of lessons and activities that explores how these devices are used in the real world to make life a little easier.

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#### Get Connected with Ohm's Law

Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson plan gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot...

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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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#### Rotational Equilibrium

Physics stars design mobiles that demonstrate rotational equilibrium. They take measurements and solve related equations for force by graphing, substitution, or determinants. This is a well-developed lesson plan, complete with student...

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#### Four Ways to Understand the Earth's Age

Cartoon children compare the earth's age to timescales that we understand:a calendar year, the thickness of a book, the human lifespan. This smart film clip is definitely worth adding to your geologic timescale lesson! If you subscribe...

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#### Lesson 3: Confronting Climate Change: Acting

In the third and final lesson plan in the series on the impacts of climate change, learners synthesize the knowledge they have accumulated by identifying potential areas of concern for their school due to effects of drought and/or...

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#### Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...

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#### Tracking Hurricane News

Here is a unique twist for your lesson plan on hurricanes. After examining extreme weather news headlines, your storm chasers view a PowerPoint about hurricanes and then zoom in on Hurricane Irene. They map a timeline of her trek up the...

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#### Weather in the News

Tornadoes, blizzards, and hurricanes, oh my! For this lesson, meteorology majors compare stories of historical storms written by two or more different sources. As a result, they understand how the media portrays such catastrophes and...

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#### Carbon Cycle Poster

Humans can have a big impact on the environment, specifically the influence they have on the carbon cycle. First, the class will define and discuss each of the earths four major spheres, the biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and...

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#### Pennies to Heaven

Even though pennies seem to be relatively thin, stack enough of them into a single stack, and you could have quite a high stack. Enough so, that the final result can be a surprise to you as well as your class. This activity centers...

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#### Is It or Isn't It Proportional

How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...

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#### Expressions and Equations

New ReviewVariables 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 ...

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

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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#### A Math-ic Prediction

Trick out mathematical expressions. Scholars participate in a computerized magic trick where the computer guesses the final answer to a series of operations. Pupils investigate the trick to determine what is happening. Individuals then...

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#### Patchwork Cushions

Find out if there are enough squares. Given diagrams for the first four figures in a sequence, pupils try to determine the next figure. Individuals find the number of square and triangle pieces of fabric that are required to make...