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Exit Ticket 6.EE.9

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Get your pineapples here! Given a table showing the cost of buying different amounts of the fruit, young mathematicians must create an algebraic expression for finding the cost of buying any number of pineapples and provide a written...
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Rubber Band Racers

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After reading a brief overview of automobile history and introduction to energy and motion, automotive engineering teams plan, construct, test, and evaluate a rubber-band-powered car. This manipulative experience can enrich understanding...
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Sore Throats, Variation 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does math have to do with a sore throat? When you mix water and salt you have a great review of how to represent proportional relationships by an equation or graph. Here the proportions of the mixtures may be different, but the...
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Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for...
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Water is Life

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Krill is a very small ocean animal that is key to keeping the ocean ecosystem going. The class reviews food webs and chains, learns about the importance of krill, discusses krill anatomy, builds a model of a krill, and then has a...
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The Impact of Climate Change on Prairie Potholes Activity 2: Graphing/Data Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Prairie potholes are dips in the earth that contain water, which is vital to the survival of many prairie inhabitants, including the Mallard Duck. Middle schoolers analyze data on the disappearance of these potholes in relation to the...
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Watershed Activity

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Does your class know that all water that falls from a watershed ends up in the same large waterway? If they don't, they will after they complete this activity. They make a clay model of a landscape that looks similar to a topographical...
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Chocolate Bar Sales

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this real-world example, algebra learners start to get a sense of how to represent the relationship between two variables in different ways. They start by looking at a partial table of values that define a linear relationship. They...
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How Do You Solve For a Variable In Terms Of Another Variable?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Two variables in an equation and you want to solve for one in terms of the other. Watch the instructor demonstrate the steps to isolate each variable. She will use the subtraction rule of equality and the division rule of equality to...
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Happy Thanksgiving

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
This Thanksgiving, add math practice to the celebration with a festive worksheet that offers three word problems designed to reinforce fractions, volume, and distance. 
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Relate Variables Using an Equation

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Create an equation to find out how much money Carlie earns selling jam. Have your learners organize the data into a table to help create a linear graph. The video explains the relationship between the two and what each points on the line...
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Identify Independent and Dependent Variables

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Do hours worked affect payment, or does payment affect the hours? Use this video to show your learners the difference between independent and dependent variables and how they affect each other. They will discover which relationship is...
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Show the Relationship Between Variables Using a Graph

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
See how much it costs to send texts when your learners put data on a graph. Show how independent and dependent variables are related when points are read on a graph. The data is organized in a table and a linear equation is created....
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Relate Independent and Dependent Variables Using a Function Table

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Find out how many hours your hikers can go based on how many cups of water they bring. Your learners will be able to create a table based on the scenario they are given. Use the table to create a linear graph that shows the relationship...
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Is It Linear?

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Math apprentices are introduced to the components of a linear relationship. In groups, they write story problems that incorporate this relationship and relates to the real world. They give their problem to the class for them to solve.
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Linear Graphs with Two Variables-Grade Six

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Sixth graders create and evaluate graphs that show the relationship between two variables.  They use real-life scenarios to do a variety of activities such as creating graphs, writing linear equations, and creating function tables....
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Using Two Variables to Express Algebraic Relationships

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Harry needs a new wardrobe. Mathematicians watch a Cyberchase episode in which Harry uses a $100 budget for a fashion update. This anticipatory video prepares your class for a instructional activity in the use of two variables to solve...
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A Sick Astronaut

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Aspiring astronauts graph, interpret, and analyze data. They investigate the relationship between two variables in a problem situation. Using both graphic and symbolic representations they will grasp the concept of line of best fit to...
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Write Function Rules Using Two Variables

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Fabulous functions are the focus of this handout. Middle school math pupils complete input/output tables and answer questions about the values. Each of the three equations contains two variables. This simple worksheet would be useful as...