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Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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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Information Technology: Photoshop Scale

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice...
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Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find here a complete lesson dealing with the equations and graphs of proportional relationships, as well as what each individual point on such a graph represents. It may appeal to girls in particular, as the data details the growth rates...
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Home Energy Audit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewReduce energy consumption and save some money at the same time! The third of seven installments in the A Community Powered by Renewable Energy unit focuses on energy use in the home. Learners investigate the energy needs of small and...
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Career Connections | Construction Manager

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewDon 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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Career Connections | Bookkeeping and Accounting

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewKeeping track of the finances is the job of the accountant and the bookkeeper. Find out what skills add up to make it in the world of ledgers and numbers.
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Using a Multimeter to Analyze a Solar Circuit: Measuring Current and Voltage—Calculating Power and Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Power to the people who understand electricity. A simple experiment teaches pupils how to set up an electric circuit that includes a solar module and how to measure voltage and current using a multimeter. They calculate power and...
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Circuit Analysis With Solar Energy: Measure the Power Consumed by Various Devices

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Power up the class with a lesson on electronics. Scholars use a solar module to create an electric circuit. They connect different devices to the circuit and measure the voltage and current. Based on the measurements, they calculate the...
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Thumbs on Fire

For Students 7th Standards
How fast are those thumbs? Pupils view a short video showing a person typing out a text message in a speed challenge. They use the information they can glean from the video to estimate the number of seconds it will take to completely...
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Ratio Rumble

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Develop a potion of ratios. Learners play a matching game to make potions that follow a recipe. Pupils create equivalent ratios to make multiple recipes at a given time. As levels increase, ratios get more difficult, as they include...
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Ratey the Math Cat

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find a perfect way to recognize rates. The class first watches a video that emphasizes the word per when referencing a rate. Pupils then use their knowledge to create their own rates via station activities. Finally, individuals use...
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An Introduction to Sewing Patterns

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce 21st-century learners to family and consumer sciences with an activity that asks class pairs to select a pattern, fabric, thread, and notions to create a sewing project. Scholars read the pattern, measure enough fabric and...
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Comparison of Unit Rates: Drive Away

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive that challenges mathematicians to compare unit rates. Word problems question scholars about two friends going on a road trip. Scholars manipulate two cars on a coordinate plane to help solve word...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target A

For Teachers 7th Standards
How do you know if your pupils have a deep understanding of proportional relationships? Assessment is key! A helpful series starts with questions on proportional relationships modeled after the Smarter Balanced Assessment items....
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Math with Jake: Frequencies and Pitch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be an octave above the rest. A musician explains how to write music in different time signatures. An interesting resource continues to demonstrate ratios using the pitch of musical notes and hertz. Pupils use a pitch table and determine...
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Math with Jake: Transposition Using Ratios

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The star of the show is ratios. The informative resource explains how to transpose music using ratios. Individuals transpose the song "Twinkle, Twinkle" in the activity by applying their ratio skills. The activity challenges class...
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The Lowdown — The Math of Credit Cards

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Take credit for finding a great lesson on credit cards. Future consumers first learn about lines of credit and credit cards by watching a video. They then work through some problems on simple interest and monthly payments.
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The Lowdown — Percents Combined: Proportional Relationships with Multistep Ratio and Percent Problems

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed Standards
Multiple discounts are always a good thing. Viewers of an informative video see how to calculate sale prices by applying multiple percent discounts. They also learn to determine the resulting total percent discount by multiplying ratios.
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The Lowdown — Defining and Calculating Percents

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Don't discount the lesson. Part of The Lowdown: Real-World Math series, an engaging video shows viewers how to calculate percent discounts using the idea that percents are ratios out of 100. It also looks at how to determine whether a 20...
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Banana Bread Baker

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You don't want to be short bananas when making bread. Scholars use their math skills to make sure there are enough bananas to go around. Using measurements given in a recipe, they must determine how many bananas they need to increase the...
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Pedestrian Countdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You won't find yourself racing the clock on such a great task. Scholars use video information to predict the time left on a crosswalk signal after a pedestrian crosses. The video shows the time left on the counter, and individuals must...
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Problem Solving Using Distance, Rate, Time (Running)

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Go the extra mile to learn about distance. Scholars learn to apply the distance, rate, and time formula by watching a short YouTube video. The narrator of the video works through several examples using running contexts.
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Ratios and Rates (Advanced)

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
At this rate, you'll know all about ratios in no time. Scholars view a short video that discusses advanced concepts regarding ratios and rates. They first determine the speed of a subway from a graph, and then find unit rates given...
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Thanksgiving Taters

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What would a meal be without the taters? The question is, how long does it take to peel those potatoes? Given the rate of peeling one potato, scholars predict the time it takes to peel the bag. The twist is that the first potato was...