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Viscous Fluids

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Elasticity and viscosity. Help your class understand the similarities and differences with an introduction to viscous fluids. After describing four types of fluid behaviors: shear thinning, shear thickening, Bringham plastic, and...
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Functions

For Students 8th Standards
Define, explore, compare, and analyze functions with the fourth chapter of a 10-part eighth-grade workbook series. After encountering the definition of a function, pupils begin to explore linear and nonlinear functions. They then work...
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Increasing, Decreasing, Max, and Min

For Students 8th Standards
Roller coaster cars traveling along a graph create quite a story! The lesson analyzes both linear and non-linear graphs. Learners determine the intervals that a graph is increasing and/or decreasing and to locate maximum and/or minimum...
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Tables of Linear Functions

For Students 8th Standards
Don't forget the tables! The previous lessons in this five-part series examined the linear equation and graph relationship. The current lesson adds tables to the mix. At completion, individuals should be able to create a table of values,...
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Pre-Test Unit 4: Linear Funcitons

For Students 8th Standards
Let your classes show you what they know! Use this pre-test to assess the current knowledge of your learners. The assessment includes all pre-algebra concepts related to functions: writing and graphing linear relationships, comparing...
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Review Unit 3: Functions

For Students 8th Standards
Time to show what you know about functions! The review concludes a series of nine lessons on the basics of functions. The problems included are modeled from the previous lessons. Pupils determine if a table represents a function,...
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Contextualizing Function Qualities

For Students 8th Standards
Let the graph tell the story! Adding context to graphs allows learners to analyze the key features of the function. They make conclusions about the situation based on the areas the graph is increasing, decreasing, or has a maximum or...
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Review Unit 4: Linear Functions

For Students 8th Standards
It's time to show what they know! An assessment review concludes a five-part series about linear functions. It covers all concepts featured throughout the unit, including linear equations, graphs, tables, and problem solving.
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Slope Investigation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Context is the key to understanding slope. A real-world application of slope uses a weight loss scenario with a constant rate of change to introduce the concept of slope of a line, before it makes a connection to the ordered pairs and...
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End of Year Practice Test (Grade 8 Math)

For Students 8th Standards
This is a great resource to keep daily material aligned to standardized assessments. It offers complete multiple choice and short-answer practice with a wealth of opportunities for customization. Offer it as a whole, to track progress or...
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8th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters

For Teachers 8th Standards
Clarify the Common Core standards for your eighth grade mathematicians with this series of classroom displays. By rewriting each standard as an achievable "I can" statement, these posters give students clear goals to work toward...
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8th Grade Math Common Core Checklist

For Teachers 8th Standards
Ensure your eighth graders get the most out of their math education with this series of Common Core checklists. Rewriting each standard as an "I can" statement, this resource helps teachers keep a record of when each standard was taught,...
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Extra Practice

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
From exponents to slope-intercept form, an array of extra practice exercises will reinforce necessary skills for your middle and high schoolers. The worksheets include practice with order of operations, graphing equations, scientific...
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Velocity vs. Distance

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
At the end of this activity, your number crunchers will have a better understanding as to how to describe graphs of velocity versus time and distance versus time. It is easy for learners to misinterpret graphs of velocity, so have them...
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Modeling with a Linear Function

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a well-designed resource that provides five yes-or-no questions which model different situations with linear functions. It makes a good pre-test for the beginning of the unit. The purpose is to elicit common misconceptions of...
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Heart Rate Monitoring

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Algebra learners like this resource because it is easy to understand and it relates to their lives. Whether you are starting a new workout routine, or just climbing the stairs, your heart rate increases and decreases throughout the day....
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Chicken and Steak, Variation 2

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Many organizations put on barbecues in order to make money. In a real-world math problem, the money allotted to purchase steak and chicken at this barbecue is only one hundred dollars. It is up to your potential chefs to figure out how...
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Four Activities Using Straight Line Graphs

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
This math packet includes four different activities which puts linear equations and line of best fit in the context of real world applications. Each activity uses a different linear math modeling equation and asks the learners to...
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Four Mathematics Lessons for Grade 9

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
These four lesson plans build algebra skills for working with numbers in exponential form and for examining triangles. Be aware that in the text, scientific notation is referred to as index notation and the laws of exponents as the laws...
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Tides

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A very simple example of a functional relationship between depth of water and time is shown here. In fact, it might be more useful to use a coastal tide book to better illustrate this real-world experience. Pupils are to count the number...
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Riding by the Library

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Draw a graph that shows the qualitative features of a function that has been described verbally. Make sure learners understand where time is zero and the distance is zero. It may take them some time to understand this concept, so working...
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Bike Race

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A graph not only tells us who won the bike race, but also what happened during the race. Use this resource to help learners understand graphs. The commentary suggests waiting until the end of the year to introduce this topic, but why...
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We Love to Graph!

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Students experience graphing points.  In this graphing points lesson, students play an on-line game where they must name 10 coordinate pairs correctly.  Students play a maze game where they maneuver a robot using coordinate pairs. ...