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Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 7th Standards
Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...
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Hot Coffee Coming Through

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Not too hot, not too cold! Provide the right temperature of coffee every time. Teams develop and conduct an experiment to determine whether coffee cups meet the requirements set forth by a fictional coffee company. The groups collect and...
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Comparing Data Displays

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There is so much more to data than just numbers, and this resource has learners use three methods of comparing data in a multi-faceted lesson. The 21-page packet includes a warm-up, examples, an activity, and assessment for a complete...
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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A (Ear) Budding Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Are ear buds a budding danger? Apparently the number of pedestrians injured while using them has increased at an unprecedented rate! Mathematicians read an article about it and then plot graphs of the victims' ages either by hand or...
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STEM: Lou-Vee Air Car

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A comprehensive lesson on acceleration awaits your physicists and engineers! Two YouTube videos pique their interest, then sample F=ma problems are worked and graphed. The highlight of the lesson is the building of a Lou-Vee air car!...
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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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A (Ear) Budding Problem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a hot topic: increased incidents of injury while wearing ear buds! Middle school mathematicians display and summarize statistical data throughout this all-inclusive, Common-Core-related assignment. You will find a well-written...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target H

For Teachers 7th Standards
Not one but two box plots. How will your pupils fare? Assess their understanding of box plots by having them compare two populations. The eighth of nine installments in the Gr. 7 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows series, the resource has them...
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Investigating Sea Level Using Real Data

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The news reports on rising sea level, but how do scientists measure this rise? Scholars use NOAA data including maps, apps, and images to work through five levels of activities related to sea level. Each level in the series adds a new...
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How Long is 30 Seconds?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How long is 30 seconds? Scholars compete to determine who can most accurately predict how long 30 seconds lasts and then compare accuracy among groups. They collect and sort data, determine the central tendencies, and divide the data...
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Don’t Spill the Beans!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Approximately 89 percent of humans demonstrate right-hand dominance, 10 percent demonstrate left-hand, and the rest show equal dominance between hands. Scholars design an experiment to determine if the dominant hand holds more volume...
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Bear Hugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars research arm span to determine who gives the best bear hugs. They use data from a national study to find the standard statistics for arm span. It includes mean, median, quartiles, spread, standard deviation, and more.
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Armspans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians collect data on the arm spans of classmates. Then they sort the data by measures of center, spread, and standard deviation. Finally, they compare groups, such as boys and girls, to interpret any differences. 
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Bubble Trouble!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Which fluids make the best bubbles? Pupils experiment with multiple fluids to determine which allows for the largest bubbles before popping. They gather data, analyze it in multiple ways, and answer analysis questions proving they...
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Height Arm Juxtaposition

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Gather everyone within an arm's length to complete a hands-on activity. After collecting the arm span and height of fellow scholars, the class takes a look at the data on a scatter plot. Pupils analyze the data by comparing data points...
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Grapevine Fabrication—Part 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
How do generics stand up against name brands? Groups work to compare three different generic brands of raisins to a recognizable name brand. Classmates count the number of raisins in each box and share with other teams. Using the data,...
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Grapevine Fabrication—Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
How many raisins are in the box? Pupils count the number of raisins in a box and combine their data with the class data. Using different displays, class members develop an answer to the statistical question.
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Two-Sided Stem-and-Lead Plots: Gamers

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Which gender spends more time playing video games? Your classes use provided data to answer this question. They first build a two-sided stem-and-leaf plot and then use the display to look for patterns. Guiding questions help them...
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Multiple Line Graphs: Jack's Jumpshot

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
What are the advantages to seeing multiple data sets on the same graph? Scholars explore this question as they manipulate the animation within the lesson. Questions within the interactive ask individuals to make comparisons across the...
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Bubble Gum Bubbles Lab

For Teachers 9th Standards
Does flavor affect bubble size? Pupils collect the size of bubbles they blow before and after the flavor of the gum is gone. Using the data, they create graphs and calculate numerical summaries. The learners make a comparison between the...
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 7

For Teachers 7th Standards
Find tips and tricks to better understand the standards in a resource that contains several lessons to teach major concepts in the seventh grade standards. Lessons contain games involving the addition of integers; using algebraic...
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Math Grade 7: Compare Data Sets and Make Inferences

For Teachers 7th Standards
Do boys or girls have longer first names? Pupils use data given in a bar graph to determine the mean and mean absolute deviation of letters in first names. These values provide a way to compare the data sets for boys and girls.
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 7 Mathematics Module 5

For Students 7th Standards
Show learners how to use simulations and random sampling to reach conclusions with the last resource in a 25-part series. The assessment contains three scenarios, each with several parts, and covers comparing populations using random...