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Simple Machines

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A collection of five lessons and activities introduce young engineers to simple and compound machines. Groups use the engineering design process to design a Rube Goldberg machine to move a circus elephant into a rail car, a pulley system...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 6: Statistics

For Teachers 6th Standards
Statistics are the focus of a 22-lesson math module designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Scholars pose statistical questions, draft models, and summarize distributed data including mean, median, mode, and range. Take a look...
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Mean, Median, and Mode with CK-12 PLIX

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help middle schoolers find meaning in measures of central tendency with a collection of interactive math resources. Offering real-world contexts for investigating the mean, median, and mode of data sets, these digital activities make...
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Micro-GEEBITT Climate Activity

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
A truly hands-on and inquiry based learning activity bridges all the lessons in the series together. Beginning with a discussion on average global temperatures, young meteorologists use real-world data to analyze climate trends in order...
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 6

For Teachers 6th Standards
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

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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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“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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Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a find! Here is a lesson, designed to meet sixth grade math Common Core standards, that focuses on the calculation of different measures of center for the scores from a penalty shoot-out competition. An independent...
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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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Hands-On Data Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Jump at the chance to use this resource. A kinesthetic activity has classmates jumping in several different ways (standing, single-step, and multiple-step jumps) to create handprints on poster paper taped to the wall. They measure the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target I

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars apply their knowledge of statistical questions to determine which questions meet the criteria. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows offers a couple of practice problems for scholars to discuss.
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How Long is 30 Seconds?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How long is 30 seconds? Scholars compete to determine who can most accurately predict how long 30 seconds lasts and then compare accuracy among groups. They collect and sort data, determine the central tendencies, and divide the data...
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Step into Statastics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Class members study the size of classmates' feet and perform a statistical analysis of their data. They solve for central tendencies, quartiles, and spread for the entire group as well as subgroups. They then write a conclusion based on...
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Spinning Tops—Playing Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Spin a trail of medians. Pupils measure the distance a top travels on three different spins in the second lesson plan in a Playing Games unit. Combining their data with others in the group, learners determine the median of the distances...
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Skew Distribution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Slide the class into a skewed view. Learners alter the location of the median relative to the mean of a normal curve to create a skew distribution. They compare the curve to a histogram distribution with the same skewness. 
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Plop It!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Build upon and stack up data to get the complete picture. Using the applet, pupils build bar graphs. As the bar graph builds, the interactive graphically displays the mean, median, and mode. Learners finish by exploring the changes in...
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Mode: Kittens

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It is not as difficult as herding cats. The short interactive provides a group of kittens to sort according to their colors. Pupils determine the mode of the number of kittens by color. The questions continue with other numbers of...
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Mode: Mucho Money

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Generate stacks of money. Given bills of different denominations, pupils stack them based on their values. The learners figure out which value is the mode of the data and determine whether the data is unimodal, bimodal, or multimodal.
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Mode: Boxes of Oranges

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
See how your data stacks up. Pupils stack crates of oranges in increasing order, creating a simple bar graph. Using the graph, individuals determine measures of center and describe the shape of the distribution. Scholars determine what...
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Mean: Harmonic Mean

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Let the means live in harmony. With lengths representing the values of a small data set, learners compare the arithmetic mean to the harmonic mean. The pupils determine which value is the most accurate representation of the average of...
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The Represented World: Communication—Packaging

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Challenge your classes to design and market a new product. Collaborative groups use geometry skills to create packaging for their products. Finally, they plan a marketing strategy to present to a marketing specialist.
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Mean: Arithmetic Mean

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
How is a mean affected by changes in data? A well-designed animation allows individuals to manipulate data and watch the effect on the mean. Challenge questions help guide users to conclusions about outliers and skew within data.