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TeachEngineering: Floaters and Sinkers

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Why do some objects sink while others float? That’s the question young engineers tackle in a unit module of two lessons and three activities. With some help from Archimedes (and his principle) and the principle of buoyancy, scholars...
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8 Items in Unit Module
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Adventure Engineering Challenge: Asteroid Impact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. The challenge, should your students choose to accept it, is to design underground survival caverns to shelter people for one year. Over the course of eight lessons, engineering...
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16 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 4: Trigonometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce advanced math students to the power of trigonometry! The 14 lessons in the Module 4 collection are divided into three topics: Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometry and Triangles, and Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Each lesson...
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Grade 8, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports

For Teachers 8th Standards
Prepare eighth-graders for the Smarter Balanced Assessment with a small but powerful collection of three resources comprised of teacher and student-friendly slides that review key concepts in the eighth grade standards. Claim 2 focuses...
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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 5: Examples of Functions from Geometry

For Teachers 8th Standards
A collection of 11 lessons boost eighth-graders' knowledge of geometric functions. Scholars delve deep into the concept of a function—the definition, examples, graphing and comparing. Learners explore the volume of cubes and cylinders....
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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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Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...
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Shipping Rolled Oats

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What better way to start your day than with a box of oatmeal? Or what better way to start your geometry class than by calculating its volume? Eighth graders discover just how practical volume computation can be in business and in breakfast!
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Flower Vases

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Which vase holds more water: a cylinder, sphere, or cone? Figure out which should be used for your sister's birthday bouquet with this practical word problem.
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Glasses

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Provide your class some practice with the dimensions of geometric figures. Here you have a set of three different-shaped, stemmed drinking glasses with diameters and heights provided. Math-minded individuals calculate the volume of each....
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Comparing Snow Cones

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Everyone wants to have the biggest snow cone possible, so would that be in cone-shaped cup or a more cylinder-style cup? Hungry geometry juniors compute the volume of each in this practical task.
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Sand Castle

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Don't let the task slip through your fingers like sand. Scholars design sand castles using hemispheres, pyramids, cones, and cylinders of different sizes. They calculate the volume and surface area and consider how changing the...
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Koi Pond

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
There's nothing fishy about the activity. Future mathematicians design a koi pond from various three-dimensional shapes. They calculate the perimeter, area, and volume of the pond, and then create PowerPoint presentations. They also...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 8th Standards
A math model is a good model. A slide show presents 10 sample items on modeling and data analysis. Items from Smarter Balanced illustrate different ways that Claim 4 may be assessed on the 8th grade math assessment. The presentation is...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 8th Standards
Math can be a problem in eighth grade. Sample items show how problem solving exists within the eighth grade standards. Part of the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series, the presentation contains eight items to illustrate the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target I

For Teachers 8th Standards
A slideshow covering the Smarter Balanced Target I on solving problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres contains five sample items. Items range from finding the volume of a figure to finding the altitude of a cone given...
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Real-Life Math | Civil Engineer

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Build the foundations for an solid understanding of volume. Scholars view a video where a civil engineer describes math used in the profession and then poses a volume of cylinders question. They work in pairs to solve the problem and...
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Coca Cola Pool

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Do the math before you do something crazy—like filling a pool full of Coca-Cola. A video shows a pool owner filling a large backyard pool with bottles of Coke. Scholars use the dimensions of the pool to determine the number of bottles...
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Three-Dimensional Figures

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Who knew there were so many parts to a geometric solid?! Well, you probably did, and your pupils will, too, after watching a video lesson on three-dimensional figures. Instruction includes a description of the parts of solids, naming...
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Penny Wars

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
As the saying goes, a penny saved is a penny earned. Young scholars use a penny activity to earn their way to an understanding of volume. Given three different-sized cylindrical containers, individuals make calculations to determine the...
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Circumference, Volume of a Cone, Pythagorean Theorem (L1.5)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
There's a formula for that. An educational video shows viewers how to apply geometry formulas to solve problems. It covers the formulas for the circumference of a circle, volume of a cone, and the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Pea Problem

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Understanding volume means less mess in the kitchen. Viewers observe a can of peas and a small bowl. They must determine if all of the peas from the can fit into the bowl without spilling using volume formulas to solve the equation.
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2010 Guatemalan Sinkhole

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dig deep into a lesson studying volume. Learners view images of a Guatemalan sinkhole that seems too big to be true! Their task is to determine the amount of material needed to fill the hole using information from news articles and videos.