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#### Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies

Is bigger really better? By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to apply formulas for computing the diameter of tires and wheel assemblies. Begin by showing a slide presentation that will review definitions for radius and...

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#### Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix

Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...

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#### Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend

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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#### Architecture and Construction: Stair Construction

Within the context of the construction industry, algebra pros begin to calculate slope from the sizes of stair steps. This is a terrific lesson, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch to meet all of...

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#### Hospitality and Tourism 1: Safety and Sanitation

Math and science come alive in this career-related lesson on sanitation. Along the way, learners explore bacterial growth rates using exponential notation and graphs. A link to a very brief, but vivid video shows just how quickly these...

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#### Hospitality and Tourism 2: Costing

The lesson plan provides a richly detailed narrative and sample problems for teaching or reinforcing how to work with percentages. In particular, your audience will compute the costs per serving of food and simulate setting menu prices...

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#### Curiosity Landed on Mars

Out of this world math and science are mixed together on a worksheet that would be a great enrichment activity classrooms that are studying our solar system. The information presented is best suited toward middle school math, and...

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#### How Do You Use Unit Rates to Compare Rates?

Cupcakes, cupcakes, cupcakes! Where shall we buy some cupcakes? There are two stores selling cupcakes and we would like to know which one has the better deal. The instructor demonstrates how to find a unit rate for the cupcakes at each...

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#### Comparing Fuel Economy

Compute fuel economy and gas mileage. Why? So you can teach rates and ratios, of course! Middle schoolers calculate the rate of miles per gallon for various vehicles. They research each vehicle, its mileage per gallon, and cost per...

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#### Make a Model of a Home Made From Shipping Containers

Build a scale model of a home built out of shipping containers. A hands-on activity has scholars watch a video about a home built from shipping containers and then design their own home. They build scale models of their designed homes...

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#### A Golden Crown?

In this assessment task, learners determine whether a crown with given information is composed of pure gold. The task expects algebraic and numerical solution methods, so unlike Archimedes, no bathtub is necessary.

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#### Solar System Scale & Size

Use a variety of whole fruits to represent the different planets in the solar system to introduce scale sizes to your math or space science class. They follow suit by creating a non-scaled model of the solar system using specific-colored...

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#### Earth, Earth’s Moon, Mars Balloons

Very specific diameters are given for blowing up three different balloons to represent, in scale, the moon, Earth, and Mars. In groups of three, amateur astronomers explore scale measurements and distance in space.

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#### Health Science: Back to Basics

This lesson focuses on unit conversion, proportions, ratios, exponents, and the metric system. Discuss measurement with your math class and demonstrate how to solve several health-science word problems. Give learners a chance to visit an...

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#### Twinkies

Brian was devastated when Hostess® filed for bankruptcy, and he was also fearful that his favorite snack treat would be lost forever. The snack food was in danger of being lost, your class won't be lost when using Twinkies® as the...

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#### Boorito!

Delicious Chipotle burritos are a big treat, especially when they are offered for only $2.00. This Halloween-themed learning experience isn't tricky, but learners will need to think critically about division with large numbers in order...

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#### Engineering Air Traffic

Students work as air traffic controllers to read the radar and land 3 planes safely. In this engineering lesson, students use what they have learned about the principles and engineering and radar to land 3 planes then evaluate the...

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#### Fit With Fiber

Sixth graders investigate the nutritional value of different types of cereal. They take a survey of students that ate breakfast and create a circle graph with the results. Students examine the nutritional information on the sides of the...

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#### Circles in the Landscape: Irrigating Oklahoma Crops

How do you grow crops in a area with insufficient rainfall? Why you irrigate, of course. Class members investigate irrigation systems by designing a system of their own. After examining irrigation related concepts, vocabulary terms, and...

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#### Managing Nutrients in Livestock Manure

Livestock managers reinforce math and science skills while learning about the nutrients found in manure. They predict which animal produces the largest amount and which animal's manure contains the most nitrogen. Finally, they compare...