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High School Balanced Packet 1 Assessment Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you looking for assessment tasks for Algebra 1, Algebra 2, or geometry? Check out this collection of 20 assessment tasks designed for high schoolers. Problems are presented with an open-ended format allowing students to use multiple...
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The Physics of Fluid Mechanics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In this collection, Pascal’s law, Archimedes’ Principle, and Bernoulli’s Principle aid young engineers in understanding the physics of fluid mechanics. Armed with the knowledge of how forces are applied to fluids, scholars design...
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EngageNY Geometry Module 3: Extending to Three Dimensions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Building on the understanding of congruence studied in Module 1 and on similarity studied in Module 2, the 14 lessons  in the Module 3 collection focus on developing a bridge  from geometric measurement in two dimensions to understanding...
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Measurement: Distance Relations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Never miss a centimeter with a set of measurement lessons and activities, focusing on area and perimeter. From practice sheets to collaborative games, your high schoolers will love geometry!
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Middle School Math Handouts

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Need a hand with handouts? Here are several guides that offer help where help is most needed. Full of formulas and examples, there's something in this collection for everyone. 
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Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core lesson plan starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded...
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Sorting Equations of Circles 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much can you tell about a circle from its equation? This detailed lesson plan focuses on connecting equations and graphs of circles. Learners use equations to identify x- and y-intercepts, centers, and radii of circles. They also...
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Alpaca Lunch

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Feed the need for knowledge. Future mathematicians first consider how the lateral area of a rectangular prism relates to its volume. They then design a container for alpaca food that has the maximum volume possible from a given sheet of...
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Confetti Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using the net of a can, learners develop formulas for the surface area and volume of a cylinder. They then apply their formulas to solve problems about a cylindrical container used to disperse confetti.
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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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Coal Silo Design Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The coal is mined. Now what? Scholars design a coal silo that stores mined earth using at least two different three-dimensional shapes. They calculate the volume, determine the amount of mined earth produced in a day, and find the amount...
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Exploring Coal Pillar Mining

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Coal mines can be a gold mine of math applications. After reading some basic information on coal mining, learners draw blueprints of a coal pillar in the shape of a composite figure. They find the volume of material from the coal pillar...
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Choosing the Best Cylinders

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't be fooled: the taller glass doesn't always hold the most. Given the dimensions of different cylindrical containers for beverages and popcorn, pupils calculate the volumes. They see how changing the dimensions affects the volume and...
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Lemonade Business - Investigating Surface Area and Volume of Containers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Boost lemonade sales by using the perfect container. For a given volume, future entrepreneurs design a container that will have the least surface area and by extension, the least cost of material. They create a two-dimensional net of...
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Swimming Pool Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Different shape, same volume—that's quite a challenge! Scholars design a pool for an imaginary client using three-dimensional figures. They must then create a second pool for another client with the same volume, but using different shapes.
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A Day at the Beach!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make math class feel like a day at the beach (minus all the sunburns, of course). Given information about a pail, a soup can, and a plastic pyramid mold, pupils calculate the volume of sand that can fit in each. They then design sand...
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Filling Up a Swimming Pool Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Swimming pools are no fun without water. For a pool in the shape of a trapezoidal prism, scholars first calculate the amount of water needed to fill the pool. They use experimental data on water flow to determine whether to haul water...
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Building Sandcastles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finalize the plans before playing in the sand. Learners design sandcastles using geometric and composite figures. They create blueprints, including the scale, and three-dimensional models of their castles. Finally, scholars calculate the...
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Build-a-Toy

For Teachers 8th Standards
Don't toy with using a fun lesson. Scholars design new toys and then create scale drawings. They determine the volume and surface area of the toys, and then research prices of raw materials to estimate the manufacturing costs.
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Green Acres is the Place to Be!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Nurture a love of math and farming at the same time. Pupils apply geometry concepts, such as surface area and volume of three-dimensional shapes and similarity ratios, to farming contexts. They consider the dimensions of bales of hay,...
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Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew there were pyramids in China? Learners apply surface area and volume formulas to several different real-world situations. They calculate the volume and surface area of an aquarium, an ice cream cone, and Egyptian and Chinese...
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Fun with Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Unlike a volcano, the lesson won't blow up in your face. Young mathematicians use dried beans to discover the relationship between the volumes of cones and cylinders and to write a formula for the volume of a cone. They then research...
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Fun with Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cakes offer a yummy way to learn about math. Scholars use manipulatives to discover the formulas for the surface area and volume of prisms and cylinders. They use their formulas to calculate the amount of cake mix and frosting necessary...
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Fun with Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Geometry is all around us—if we're only willing to look. The final three activities of the Fun with Solids unit continue work on surface area and volume. For lesson three, scholars investigate the formulas for spheres and solve a problem...