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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 8th Standards
Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 3: Similarity

For Teachers 8th Standards
The concept of similarity is the focus of a module designed to boost eighth grader's math skills. Scholars examine the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity, dilations, and the Pythagorean Theorem. The module consists of 14 lessons and two...
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Transformations – Reflections

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Scholars use interactive resources to figure out how to mathematically draw a reflection of a geometric shape viewed in a mirror. To conclude the activity, class members are asked to deduce the result of multiple reflections across...
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Study Jams! Transformations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Flip, spin, and shift with this vocabulary-rich video on transformations. Learners watch different movements and see how to move an object without affecting its size. The video follows with a multiple choice assessment that...
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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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Congruence, Proof, and Constructions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
This amazingly extensive unit covers a wealth of geometric ground, ranging from constructions to angle properties, triangle theorems, rigid transformations, and fundamentals of formal proofs.  Each of the almost-forty lessons is broken...
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Saxon Math Course 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...
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Finding the Mirror Line

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Where does the reflection come from? The vivdeo starts with a quick review of the form of the equation of horizontal and vertical lines and diagonals passing through the origin. Using a pre-image and an image of a reflected figure, the...
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Transformations: Translations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Slide into vector transformations. Column vectors define the translation of figures by defining the number of units to move horizontally and vertically on the coordinate graph. Pupils develop an understanding of how to read the...
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Rotations

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Develop the basics of turns. A helpful video discusses the information required to perform a rotation. Afterward, the narrator shows pupils how to perform a rotation by using a piece of tracing paper to determine where the image will be...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 8th Standards
Transform the thinking of transformations with six sample items that illustrate the first four standards in the eighth grade geometry domain. Items use the coordinate plane to transform figures and analyze the relationship of the figures...
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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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Enlargements with Negative Scale Factor

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How will a scale factor affect a figure—negatively? Using a grid, the narrator of an engaging video performs a dilation with a negative scale factor. The presenter compares a positive scale factor with a negative scale factor to explain...
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Enlargements Using Ray Method

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Figure out what to do when there is no grid to count. Using a ruler and a sharp pencil, the narrator shows how to perform a dilation when the figure is not on a grid. The ray method works by drawing a ray from the center of dilation...
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Enlargements with Fractional Scale Factors

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Enlargements make it bigger, right? A video shows viewers how to perform a basic dilation with a fractional scale factor. They learn how to use the scale factor to find the location of the transformed vertex by multiplying the horizontal...
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Describing Enlargements

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What caused that to happen? Using three aspects, a video demonstrates how to describe an enlargement or dilation. The presenter counts the lengths of the sides to determine the scale factor and a ruler to find the center of dilation.
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Enlargements

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Count on the scale to enlarge a figure. The video shows how to create an enlargement given a scale factor and a center of enlargement. The presenter multiplies the vertical and horizontal distance by the scale factor to find the new...
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Neptune

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Examine an innovative approach to a large-scale model. Pupils across the state of Maine teamed up to create a model of the solar system that spans 40 miles. Put thinking skills to work within your classes as they make the calculations to...
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Transformation - Rotation: Lesson

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Change places by pivoting the figure. The section of a geometry playlist introduces rotations by making the connection to rotational symmetry. The presentation provides formulas to use with the coordinates when rotating a figure around...
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Transformation - Reflection: Lesson

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Looking into a mirror is not the same on a coordinate plane. A portion of an extensive playlist on basic geometry provides the rules to find the coordinates of points after a reflection over one of the axis. Using the rules, the video...
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Transformation - Translation: Lesson

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Develop a prime example of sliding about the coordinate plane. Using figures on the coordinate plane, a segment of an extensive geometry playlist introduces the transformation of translations. The presentation uses coordinate notation to...
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Dilation in the Coordinate Plane: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Multiply coordinates to either shrink or enlarge a figure. An informative segment of a geometry playlist introduces dilation on the coordinate plane. The dilations in the resource use the origin as the center of dilation, which makes...
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Transmographer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Introducing ... the Transmographer. Young mathematicians investigate translations, reflections, and rotations. The applet lets users perform transformations on triangles, squares, and parallelograms.
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
How can you better explain the standards? A collection of resources gives teachers the resources needed to teach topics within the eighth grade curriculum. Lessons provide engaging activities to use within the classroom.