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Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
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Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't circle around the topic, but get right to the center with tons of practice regarding circles in geometry. The note-incorporated activity provides guided practice through many topics such as central angles, inscribed polygons and...
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Eighteen Flavors

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Your learners will be tantalized by this inquiry-based, collaborative activity as they discover how to write an equation that represents the height of an ice cream cone. Given the scenario based on the poem, "Eighteen Flavors," and...
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 3 Part 4

For Students 9th - 12th
Pushing through to problems 11-12 on page 398 of The Official SAT Study Guide, Sal goes into comprehensive detail on each problem. Problem 11 involves geometry, including the function of pi, and problem 12 involves non-constant slopes....
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Circumference and Areas of Circles

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Middle and high schoolers listen to a scenario about a puppy and use the scenario to develop formulas in order to find the area of a circle. In this circumference activity, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
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What is DBH?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When measuring the circumference of a tree, does it matter how high you place the measuring tape? Most scholars have never considered this question, but scientists know that measurement techniques must be standardized. The 13th lesson in...
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Area of a Circle

For Students 7th - 10th
A second installment in a series on circles, this production demonstrates the process of finding the area of a circle. As an introductory tool, it is effective. However, it does not explain the reasoning behind the formula because that...
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 4 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
The next section of the practice SAT from The Official SAT Study Guide (page 594) covers simple linear equations and geometric figures. Students will appreciate Sal's quick problem solving and thought process, which is easy to understand...
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Pi Day #1a – Discovering Pi

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Unravel the mystery behind the infamous number pi. Scholars complete a series of activities that explores where pi comes from, its digits and estimation strategies. Pupils should be ready to measure, calculate, and look for patterns to...
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Formulas for Circle Area and Circumference: Simple as Pie

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Calculating circumference is as easy as pi times diameter. A short video explains how to measure pie tins using the diameter. It also describes the relationship between diameter and circumference. Using the knowledge, scholars consider...
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To Scale: The Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
To scale, or not to scale ... that is the question! Show scholars the solar system in correct proportion with a lesson from PBS's Space series for middle school. Two versions of the model-building exercise illustrate the planning process...
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Bubble Trouble!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Which fluids make the best bubbles? Pupils experiment with multiple fluids to determine which allows for the largest bubbles before popping. They gather data, analyze it in multiple ways, and answer analysis questions proving they...
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Pool Capacity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here's hoping that we can all fit into the pool. Given pictures and dimensions of a pool in tile lengths, scholars decide how many people can fit into the pool. This requires consideration of area, as well as the application of some...
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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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Extended Performance Task: Painting a Wall Mural

For Students 5th Standards
Boost math skills and healthy eating choices with a four-part assessment that tackles concepts such as graphing, fractions, and measurement. Scholars work independently and together to design a mural showcasing the current MyPlate food...
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Toilet Paper Roll

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You won't want to flush a great lesson down the drain! An intriguing resource asks learners to predict the number of sheets of toilet paper on a roll. Presented with the dimensions of the roll and one sheet of paper, scholars make...
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Suitcase Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Analyze patterns in a circular arrangement. After using a geometric construction to complete a circle, learners use proportional reasoning to make predictions. By determining the length of an arc built from suitcases, they estimate the...
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Rotonda West, FL

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The shortest distance from point A to point B is a straight line—or is it? Young scholars determine the shortest route either along a circular path or through the center of the circle. Learners gain a unique perspective on arc length and...
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Meatballs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your classroom will overflow with learning as they analyze the volume in a pot of meatballs. Young mathematicians predict the number of meatballs that will make a pot of sauce overflow. They incorporate both the volume of cylinders and...
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Circumference: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
It all depends what is given. The section of a large geometry playlist discusses the two formulas for finding the circumference of a circle. With the aid of the formulas, the presenter demonstrates finding the distance around circles in...
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Raspberry Chocolate Heart Cake

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Have you ever finished a piece of cake and wished you had more? Solve this common dilemma with math! A straightforward worksheet prompts middle schoolers to use the given dimensions of a heart-shaped cake when planning to bake two larger...
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Equations of Circles: The Sea of Happiness

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Map this! Help your young mathematicians draw a circular island on a map. Given specifics of the location and size of an island on a map, pupils transform a circle to meet the given requirements. They then determine the location of the...
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Circle Reasoning

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Derive the equation of a circle using the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils then use the equation to graph circles on a coordinate plane. Their final activity provides information about a circle such as an equation, center, radius, or two...
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 7

For Teachers 7th Standards
Find tips and tricks to better understand the standards in a resource that contains several lessons to teach major concepts in the seventh grade standards. Lessons contain games involving the addition of integers; using algebraic...