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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 1: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 7th Standards
Young mathematicians build upon their skills of reasoning of ratios and rates, and learn to define proportional relationships and the constant of proportionality. The module concludes with students creating a scale drawing.
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 4: Percent and Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 7th Standards
One math module containing 18 lessons and two assessments covers percents and proportional relationships. Seventh graders work through several learning opportunities that take a close look at finding a whole, scale drawings, and solve...
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Atlantean Dodgeball

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
New ReviewDevelop ratios within sporting games. Class members watch a video about dodgeball and see how coaches compare the scores. Pupils then work with ratios to compare the scores throughout the tournament. Using their knowledge of ratios, they...
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Bad Date

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Get the best ratio for a good date. The class watches a video where dates are rated based on the ratio of words spoken. Pupils then use the ratios in the video along with other given ratios to find equivalent ratios. Finally, they...
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Building Better Buses: Transportation Design Challenges

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Scholars learn about a series of three challenges when they design a bus system for a small town. They determine the bus routes and then figure out the best type of fuel to use before considering the cost of going electric. Learners...
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Markup and Markdown Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
There is a 100 percent chance this resource will help pupils connect percents to financial literacy. Young mathematicians use their knowledge of percents to find markups and markdowns in financial situations in the seventh segment in a...
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Performance Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 7 Math)

For Students 7th Standards
A ton of customization options exist for a full-length practice test like this one, especially one that includes a number of open-response questions. Here the class can really get hands-on experience wrestling with the open-ended...
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 7 Math)

For Students 7th Standards
This complete multiple choice and short-answer practice EOC test for 7th grade offers a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or prepare the class for the format of the test. Sprinkle the...
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Pancake Breakfast

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After showing a picture of a 27-foot diameter pancake (not the absolute largest ever flipped), your math class analyzes the recipe and considers how to modify it for a more reasonably sized crowd. Also, as a class, they compare two...
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7.RP Music Companies, Variation 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We've got the beat! And your musically-minded mathematicians will tap their toes as they determine which music company would be getting a better deal based on their offers to buy out TunesTown. The topic is extended in an additional task...
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Art Class, Variation 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Given a set of six paint mix ratios, artistic mathematicians produce an equation that relates the number of parts for blue paint to parts for yellow paint resulting new shades of green. 
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Get Connected with Ohm's Law

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson plan gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot...
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How Big is Big?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a math or life science class, "mini-me" models are created with cardstock to reflect a 1:10 scale of students' bodies. Learners measure each others' heights with meter sticks, and then reduce the size by 10. After this exercise, they...
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Shrinky Dinks

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Who doesn't love Shrinky Dinks projects? Use them in your math class to teach how to derive a constant of proportionality. Learners take measurements on pre-shrunk plastic forms, and after heating, measure again. They use before and...
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Is It or Isn't It Proportional

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...
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Ratio Rumble

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
New ReviewDevelop 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
New ReviewFind 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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Direct Variation Equation (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Directly, find a missing value. The video demonstrates how to find the fourth value in a direct variation relationship knowing three others. Scholars learn to find the constant of variation and use it to find a missing value.
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Direct Variation Applications

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What would I weigh there? A video uses the relationship of the weight of an astronaut on Earth and the moon to create a direction variation equation. Using the created equation, pupils find the weight of any astronaut on the moon.
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Proportions and Scale: Problem Solving Plan, Proportions

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Slide into a lesson on proportions. A slider interactive lets users adjust three of the four values in a proportion and automatically updates the fourth value. Scholars use the interactive to help answer a set of challenge questions on...
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Utility Bills

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What is the total cost? Provided with seven problems, pupils determine the total cost for utilities. Scholars determine the amount of the utility used and determine the cost based upon the given unit rate. The resource is part of a prep...
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KidVid: Scaling Up Rectangles

For Teachers 7th Standards
Tip the scale in your favor when learning about scale factors. After viewing a video clip of a learner trying to determine the scale factor of the areas of two rectangles, scholars consider how changing the dimensions of a rectangle...
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Proportional Scaling

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It is not as simple as scaling. MIT researchers explain that a micro engine cannot just be a proportional scaling of a working larger engine. The Math at the Core: Ratios resource compares the proportions involved with the surface area...