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Drawing to Scale: A Garden

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
See how design and geometry go hand in hand. The activity asks learners to use geometry to design a backyard garden given dimensions of each feature. Scholars work with ratios and scale to develop an accurate scale drawing that includes...
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Making Savvy Consumer Choices

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It's never too early to learn about grocery budgeting. Middle schoolers delve into the world of consumer math with a instructional activity that focuses on both healthy choices and real-world math applications. Groups work together to...
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Candy Machine

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Using the concept of a candy vending machine, young mathematicians explore the sugar ratios found in different types of candy. Using the provided information, class members calculate and compare different ratios in order to find the...
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Teacher Proportion

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
With one teacher and four student practice pages, this set of proportion worksheets has a lot to offer. Word problems, fill in the blanks, and short answers provide multiple ways to enhance your mathematicians' skills. 
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Leaky Faucets

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school mathematicians get their turn at home ownership as they track down leaky faucets in this activity on proportional reasoning. Throughout the activity and its provided scaffolding worksheets, learners use equivalent ratios...
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Proportional Reasoning

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rates, ratios, and proportions get the star treatment in this detailed and extensive pre-algebra unit. The main performance activity comes in several parts and thoroughly covers much of the standard curriculum involving proportional...
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Back to Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your class will enjoy this Health Science instructional activity created by CTE and math teachers from Missouri. Learners make conversions between the apothecary system and metric and US standard measurements used in the healthcare...
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Word Problem Practice Workbook

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Need worksheets that challenge your middle schoolers to apply their understanding of math? Problem solved! From integers, fractions, and percents, to algebra, geometry, and probability, over 100 pages of word problem worksheets are...
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7th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters

For Teachers 7th Standards
Translate the Common Core math standards into a series of achievable "I can" statements with this collection of classroom displays. Offering posters for each standard, this resource is a great way to support your seventh graders as they...
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7th Grade Math Common Core Checklist

For Teachers 7th Standards
With so many math standards to fit into a school year, it can be difficult keeping track of what you have and have not covered. This collection of Common Core checklists allows you to maintain a running record of when each standard was...
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Plate Tectonics I

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Young geologists get a glimpse beneath the earth's surface in this plate tectonics investigation. After first learning about the different layers of the earth and the constant movement of its plates, young geologists work in small groups...
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Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...
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Gases Matter

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Young scientists learn that seeing isn't necessarily believing when it comes to the states of matter. After performing a fun class demonstration that models the difference between solids, liquids, and gases, children complete a series of...
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Stock Swaps, Variation 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
More on the fictitious takeover of the Apple Corporation by Microsoft. In this scenario, Microsoft has $28.00 per share to spare, so how many do they need to offer to make an even trade? This is an engaging problem to solve when...
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Stock Swaps, Variation 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If Microsoft wanted to take over Apple, how many shares would they need to break even? This is an ideal task for seventh graders who are studying proportional relationships and applying them to real-world scenarios. Use it as an...
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Molly's Run, Assessment Variation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Part of as assessment series, the activity follows the lesson Molly's Run to practice ratios and dividing with fractions. Different solution options are given for your learners' preference. The commentary explains how the standards...
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Cooking with the Whole Cup

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Whoops! Travis accidentally put too much butter into the recipe. Your bakers must find out how to alter the recipe to accommodate different changes by using unit rates and ratios . The activity has multiple parts and calculations with...
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Track Practice

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
And they're off! While two runners are at track practice, your mathematicians' job is to find out who leaves the other in the dust. The activity provides a variety of data that can be computed into unit rates for comparisons. Available...
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Molly's Run

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A simple lesson with a lot of support behind it. Your learners will find out how long it takes Molly to run a mile by choosing their solution method. The activity can be used as a lesson or as an independent assignment. Preface with...
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Sale!

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Everyone loves a sale, and this worksheet allows learners to calculate which sale is more rewarding. The activity can be adapted for different thinking contexts. The answer key describes different answer choices, some being higher...
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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is bigger really better? By the end of this activity, 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

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
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...