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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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Atlantean Dodgeball

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Develop 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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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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Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find here a complete activity 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...
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Rising Water

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
An engaging, and not to mention attractive, lesson plan has prealgebra and beginning algebra scholars examining linear relationships. They consider the rising water level as a swimming pool is being filled. They do so by charting and...
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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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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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Direct Variation (Distance = Rate x Time) Example

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Speed through a direct variation example. The presented problem uses a distance-rate-time problem as an example of a direct variation problem. Using the slope between two points of time and distance, the video shows learners how to...
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Human Tree: Dilations

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Look at dilations exponentially. Using a fractal from a museum exhibit, the installment from the Math at the Core: Ratios series introduces the term dilation. The presenter points out that dilations can make images either smaller or...
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Recognize and Represent Proportional Relationships between Quantities: Ratio, Proportion, Cross Multiply, and Divide

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Review three video clips for one major concept. The resource contains three short clips to introduce the idea of ratios and proportions and how to solve a proportion. After watching the video, partners use their noses to push pom poms...
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Sweethearts Candy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Sweethearts® candies are a beloved Valentine's Day treat—so much so that eight billion hearts are produced every year around the world! Learners use number sense reasoning and critical thinking to solve nine word problems about the...
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Graphs of Linear Functions: Line Designs

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Designs from lines are sublime. Scholars create colorful designs by connecting points on an interactive coordinate plane. They answer questions about slope and quadrants based on their designs.
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Photos

For Students 7th Standards
Why do all sizes of pictures not show the same thing? Class members analyze aspect ratios of various sizes of photos. They determine which sizes have equivalent ratios and figure out why some pictures need to be cropped to fit particular...
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Animals of Rhomaar

For Students 7th Standards
Investigate the growth rates of alien animals. Pupils study fictional animals from another planet to determine how much they grow per year. The investigators plot the growth of their animals over a period of time and then compare them to...
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Movin 'n Groovin

For Students K - 12th Standards
Examine the consequences of varying speed.  An engaging set of five problem sets challenges young mathematicians by targeting a different grade level from K-12. In the initial lesson, scholars make conclusions about the time it takes two...
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Interpreting Graphs of Proportional Relationships

For Teachers 7th Standards
What do those points on the graph mean? The 10th lesson plan in a series of 22 presents proportional relationships as graphs. Class members interpret various points of the graph — including the origin — within the context of the problem....
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Classifying Proportion and Non-Proportion Situations

For Teachers 7th Standards
Proportions, proportions, everywhere. Class members complete an assessment task solving problems involving proportionality. They then complete an activity classifying given situations as proportional or non-proportional.
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Comparing Strategies for Proportion Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
Having problems with proportions? Then solve these proportion problems with an exercise that asks learners to first individually solve a set of problems involving ratios and proportional reasoning. Groups then discuss provided sample...
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Analyze Proportional Relationships and Use Them to Solve Real-World Problems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What proportion of learners will benefit from the lessons on proportional reasoning? class members learn about proportional relationships, from unit rates to writing equations for proportional relationships. Then they learn to use...
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Run!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Your class gets to graph themselves in this full-body activity, plotting their own distance vs. time graphs for a number of different tests. After running and walking their trials, the class works to develop the connection between slope...
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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...