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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 6: Linear Functions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Linear Functions are the topic of a 16-part math module designed for eighth-graders. Fourteen lessons require mathematicians to work closely with linear functions, numerical data, linear and nonlinear models, and bivariate categorical...
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Elementary Algebra

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Hello Algebra! If you're in need of a resource with a books worth of examples and practice problems, this is it. Some topics include linear equations, polynomials and exponents, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and a great...
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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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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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Is It or Isn't It Proportional

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...
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Least-Squares Regression

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Less is best when looking at residuals. Scholars use an interactive to informally fit a linear regression line to data on a scatter plot. The interactive provides a correct best fit line with residuals and correlation coefficient to...
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Using Models to Make Predictions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
The future lies in mathematics. Given a linear equation that models a context, scholars use the model to predict future values. They must perform substitution to determine the required output value.
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target J

For Teachers 8th Standards
Look at patterns in bivariate data. Eight sample items illustrate the eighth grade statistics and probability standards. The Smarter Balanced Sample multiple-choice items focus on numerical and categorical bivariate data. The slide show...
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Scatter It! (Using Census Results to Help Predict Melissa’s Height)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Pupils use the provided census data to guess the future height of a child. They organize and plot the data, solve for the line of best fit, and determine the likely height and range for a specific age. 
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Scatter It! (Predict Billy’s Height)

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do doctors predict a child's future height? Scholars use one case study to determine the height of a child two years into the future. They graph the given data, determine the line of best fit, and use that to estimate the height in...
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What Fits?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The bounce of a golf ball changes the result in golf, mini golf—and a great math activity. Scholars graph the height of golf ball bounces before finding a line of best fit. They analyze their own data and the results of others to better...
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Graphit

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
No graphing calculator? No worries, there's an app for that! Young mathematicians use an app to graph functions. In addition, they can also plot data points.
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Data Flyer

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fit functions to data by using an interactive app. Individuals plot a scatter plot and then fit lines of best fit and regression curves to the data. The use of an app gives learners the opportunity to try out different functions to see...
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Ordered Simple Plot

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Open your imagination to make algebra-inspired creations. An interactive lesson has scholars graph images from a set of parameters. Users can practice minimum values, maximum values, and scale as well as key features.
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Height Scatterplot Lab

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Don't just dip your toe in ... place a foot into the investigation of heights. The class collects the foot length and height of each member before creating a scatter plot of the data and estimating a best fit line. Using a graphing...
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Fitting Lines to Data

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Scatter the TV sales over weeks. Pupils create a scatter plot to display the number of TV sales over a period of several weeks. The interactive allows class members to create two lines of best fit. Then they determine which line fits...
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Line of Best Fit

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Pupils work through a guided activity on fitting a linear equation to a set of data by entering the data into a calculator and trying to envision a line of best fit. They then have the calculator determine the least-squares line and...
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Linear Curve of Best Fit

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Is foot length to forearm length a linear association? The class collects data of fellow scholars' foot length and the length of their forearms. They plot the data and find a line of best fit. Using that line, they make predictions of...
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Linear Modeling

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
An inquiry-based algebra lesson explores real-world applications of linear functions. Scholars investigate four different situations that can be modeled by linear functions, identifying the rate of change, as well as the strength and...
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You and Michael

For Teachers 8th Standards
Investigate the relationship between height and arm span. Young statisticians measure the heights and arm spans of each class member and create a scatter plot using the data. They draw a line of best fit and use its slope to explain the...
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Statistics and Probability

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Quickly assess basic understandings of statistics and probability. The resource contains five quick tasks from the probability and statistics domain. The questions range from finding simple conditional probabilities to measures of center...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 6

For Students 8th Standards
Test your knowledge of linear functions and models. The last installment of a 16-part module is an end-of-module assessment task. Pupils solve multi-part problems on bivariate data based on real-world situations to review concepts from...