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#### Simple Machines

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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#### Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...

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#### Mean, Median, and Mode with CK-12 PLIX

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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#### Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts

Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...

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#### Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7

Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...

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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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#### A (Ear) Budding Problem?

Here's a hot topic: increased incidents of injury while wearing ear buds! Middle school mathematicians display and summarize statistical data throughout this all-inclusive, Common-Core-related assignment. You will find a well-written...

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#### Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

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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#### Paperclip Statistics

Begin with an attention-grabbing activity: have individuals link as many paper clips together as they can in a two-minute time span. Collect the results into a data table, which they will then display in a graph or plot. They calculate...

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#### Statistics

New ReviewFind the value in analyzing data values. Statistics is the focus in the fifth of seven installments of the 6th Grade Math series. Individuals learn to examine dot plots, histograms, and box plots by considering the shape, mean, median,...

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#### Tuck Shop

Correct a misleading conclusion. Individuals review a set of data and a conclusion to determine what is wrong with the conclusion. Pupils then represent the data with an appropriate display. Finally, learners develop a correct conclusion...

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#### Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for Middle School)

There are more ways to use mint candies than to just eat them. In groups, learners design and build race cars using mint candies, drinking straws, Popsicle sticks, index cards, and other materials. They decide on an independent variable...

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#### Hands-On Data Analysis

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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#### Lesson 12: Absolute Mean Deviation

Learn a different way to determine variability. An informative instructional activity provides directions on how to calculate the mean absolute deviation of a data set. Pupils use examples to learn the process and then practice finding...

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#### By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...

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#### Grades 7-8 Mean, Median, and Mode

Take a central look at data. The differentiated lesson provides activities for pupils to calculate central tendencies. Scholars begin choosing three central tendency activities from a Tic-Tac-Toe board. Learners then choose from sports,...

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#### Plinko Probability

It's a good thing the resource dropped into your radar. Young mathematicians use an app that randomly drops balls through a Plinko game and into bins. They compare the distribution to that of an ideal binomial distribution.

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#### Median for a Frequency Table

Try to find the middle of a frequency table. Using a frequency table of ages, the video shows how to use a formula to determine the position of the median. The resource uses frequency tables with both even and odd numbers of data points.

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#### The Lowdown — Examining California's Prison System: Real-World Ratio

Free yourself from the shackles of traditional math lessons. Young mathematicians investigate race, gender, and age differences in California's prison system. They use provided graphics to compare the prison population with the state's...

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#### Medians and Quartiles from Grouped Frequency Tables and Histograms

Determine medians within a group. Given data represented as a frequency table of grouped data, the video demonstrates finding an estimation for the median. After finding the group where the median resides, the presenter uses a formula to...

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#### The Median

Find the one in the middle. An informative resource explains how to determine the median of a set of numbers. Using both even and odd numbers of data points, the video covers the process of finding the middle number. Worksheets provide...

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#### The Range

Spread the data out on the range. The short video provides a definition of the range. Using a data set of five numbers, the resource calculates the range.

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#### The Mean

Two steps toward the mean. Using a set of five numbers, a video shows the calculation steps needed to find the mean. Classmates then practice the new skills independently.

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#### Estimated Means from Grouped Data

Can scholars determine the mean if the frequency is for a range? By using a method similar to finding the mean from a frequency table, the video shows how to find an estimated mean for grouped data. It uses the midpoint of the interval...