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TeachEngineering: Floaters and Sinkers

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Why do some objects sink while others float? That’s the question young engineers tackle in a unit module of two lessons and three activities. With some help from Archimedes (and his principle) and the principle of buoyancy, scholars...
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Math Antics Geometry Video Lessons

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The point of this collection of 12 videos is to introduce learners to three basic parts of geometry—points, lines, and planes. The presenter provides definitions, shows how to classify shapes, provides examples, and shows how to use...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Find the Area of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons (6.G.A.1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Before diving into the formulas for area, show where the formulas connect to the shape of the figure. The four videos look at different shapes and by decomposing them, they end up relating directly to their area formula.
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Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
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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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Lava Layering: Making and Mapping a Volcano

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Looking for an out-of-this-world volcanic activity? Geologists study Earth's volcanic history and the neighboring planet Mars by modeling volcanic eruptions, lava flows, and building a shield volcano. Participants use graph paper and...
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Career Connections | Construction Manager

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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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Geometry

For Students 6th Standards
Shape one's understanding of geometry using the resource. The sixth of seven chapters in 6th Grade Math focuses on geometry principles. Future mathematicians learn to find the area of parallelograms, trapezoids, triangles, and other...
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Find the Height of a Triangle Given Area (Even Base) (Example)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Develop a method to find an unknown measurement. Learners watch a video as the narrator presents an example of finding the height of a triangle knowing the base and area. The example shows how to take a half of the base to arrive at a...
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Find the Height of a Triangle Given Area (Odd Base) (Example)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Sometimes math requires dealing with fractions. An instructional video shows how to substitute into a formula and solve for an unknown measure. Pupils watch as the presenter determines the height of a triangle even when the length of the...
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Find the Height of a Triangle Given Area (Odd Base and Decimal Area) (Example)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
There is more than one way to find the height of the triangle. Scholars view a video that finds the height of a triangle given the area and the base. The example involves fractions and decimals as the presenter shows how to solve the...
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Find the Height of a Rectangle Given the Area (Example)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Just how long is that rectangle? Pupils watch a short example on finding the base of a rectangle. The video shows how to use the formula for area to solve for an unknown measure knowing the other two.
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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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Area Builder

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
All that matters is the tiles. Pupils use the interactive to investigate the relationship between area and perimeter using tiles. The interactive has an explore and a game mode to accommodate different steps in learning. The game mode...
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Accessible Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All the 2-D and 3-D measurement work you need is in one location. Divided into three sections, the geometry lesson plans consist of visualization of three dimensions, classifying geometric figures, and finding surface area and volume....
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target H

For Teachers 6th Standards
Knowing the surface area certainly helps when deciding how much paint to buy before a project. Scholars solve for surface area, as well as volume and area, as part of the presentation from Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows. Geometric...
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Areas of Trapezoids

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Don't get tripped up by trapezoids. An enlightening video first shows how to derive the formula for the area of a trapezoid by partitioning the figure and rearranging it into a triangle. It then works through two examples of finding the...
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Bricks for Books

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Maximize a profit with an understanding of geometric dimension. A real-world task challenges learners to design a pattern using three different brick shapes. The bricks are dedicated with a different donation for each shape, so part of...
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Teaching Geometry Through Play

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Puzzle your way through to a new understanding of area. Scholars learn about the area of polygons through equidecomposability, the idea that polygons that can be decomposed into the same set of pieces have the same area. By using...
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Area of an L-Shape

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Think about your shapes as tangrams as you find their areas! Scholars learn to decompose L-shaped compound figures to find their areas. A video shows how to break the figure into rectangles, and learners practice using the included...
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Real-Life Math | Estate Appraiser

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Real estate is all about location, location, location—and perhaps a little bit of math. A set of two videos has real estate appraisers describe the work that they do. Scholars discuss how mathematics plays a role in these jobs to...
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Area of a Triangle

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Base times height or one half base times height ... area formulas are pretty predictable! Given the base and height dimensions of a triangle, a video lesson explains the process of finding the area. Learners have the opportunity to...
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Area of a Parallelogram

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find the area of a rectangle, square, parallelogram, and rhombus by multiplying the base by the height. A well-designed lesson has scholars first view a video showing examples of finding the area of a parallelogram before practicing on...