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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 4 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Modeling quick thinking and efficient problem solving, Sal works through the linear equation in problem 1 in just over 30 seconds. This video, which covers problems 1-5 on page 530 of The Official SAT Study Guide, also shows students how...
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SAT Prep: Test 3 Section 2 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Problem number 6 on the practice SAT involves solving for a distance on a line, which Sal does in about 2 minutes. His method of efficiently (and correctly) solving problems is an excellent model for students who tend to panic at the...
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Velocity of Traffic on Highway 26

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Physics fanatics time five cars as they pass on the highway. They use the times and a 20-yard distance to calculate velocity. They also graph distance vs. time. A page of student pre-lab questions is provided in addition to the activity...
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Problem Solving: Draw a Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This problem solving PowerPoint presents a detailed, logical sequence of steps to follow in order to solve a story problem. The thinking processes described are given in text and represented by a visual model. After discussing the...
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...
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Intercepting Villans Using the Correct Rate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A Cyberchase video introduces the distance = rate x time equation. Participants then calculate answers to proposed problems and graph a series of results that is then incorporated into a game to help cement the concept. A thorough and...
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Orienteering

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about orienteering, and more! Take your class on an adventure with this creative activity. You will need to gather some supplies and materials and maps for your specific location, but the unit sounds like it...
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SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 8 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Bringing the Khan Academy SAT video series to an end, Sal uses The Official SAT Study Guide to complete the final 16 problems (page 867). In this video, he solves problems 1-7 quickly and proficiently.
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Unit 1 Review: Tools for Geometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils review the vocabulary, formulas, and postulates from the opening unit in Geometry. Individuals use these to solve a problem set that requires learners to apply algebraic skills along with providing reasons within a proof. Scholars...
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Measuring Segments

For Students 9th - 12th
Find out how far it is from here to there. Scholars learn more vocabulary dealing with line segments and find out the relationship between equal distances and congruent segments. Pupils then use the distance and midpoint formulas to...
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Sphero Draw and Drive

For Students 7th Standards
Determine how far the ball rolled. The class watches a video of a person controlling a sphere rolling on the floor. Pupils develop some questions about the video and make estimates to the solutions of the questions. The teacher provides...
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How Big is the Solar System?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Find out if it's possible to travel to the edge of the solar system. Learners use a piece of string to model the distance between planets in the solar system. They then use the distances to calculate how long it would take to travel to...
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The Cosmic Distance Ladder: Parallax

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Scientists don't have a ruler long enough to measure to the stars, so they rely on math. Scholars learn to calculate the distance from Earth to a star using the parallax method. They use angle measures from different perspectives to...
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The Roanoke Adventure!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Travel about town. Pupils work in pairs to find the distances between landmarks with a map. The teams determine how far to travel on the streets and the length between the landmarks with the distance formula and compare the two. Learners...
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Ancient Aqueduct Analysis Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let the class' knowledge of geometry flow like water in an aqueduct. Future mathematicians research ancient Roman aqueducts and consider the geometric concepts necessary in their construction. They then use GeoGebra to create models of...
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The Pythagorean Theorem in Crime Scene Investigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's a Pythagorean who-dun-it. Pupils apply the Pythagorean Theorem in several different real-world scenarios involving right triangles. By solving each task, they find the thief who was responsible for a museum heist.
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Google Earth Trip

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Travel the world instantly—and learn about math along the way. Using pictures of famous places taken from Google Earth, scholars look for parallel and perpendicular lines based on slope and angle measurements. They also calculate...
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Getting Around Millbrook

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When is the distance formula not accurate? Referencing a map of the school, pairs determine the walking distance between two locations. Creating coordinates for each location, pupils determine the distance between the two points and...
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Triangular Irrigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Try to keep the pipe short. Learners investigate where to place a water pump to use the least amount of pipe. Scholars use their knowledge of reflections and congruent triangles to find the best location for the water pump. Finally, they...
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Distance and Midpoint Formulas in a Mall

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go for a walk in the mall. Pupils find distances between stores on a diagram of a mall on Quadrant I. The scholars also determine the midpoint between a store and an entrance to the mall to then create their own paths and determine their...
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Midsummer Classic’s Homerun Derby

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hit a home run with your lessons. A two-part activity has learners explore quadratic equations that model the path of a baseball. They see how changing the initial speed of the ball affects its maximum height, maximum horizontal...
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Earthquake Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Shake up things in the classroom. The unit uses earthquakes to bring a real-life connection to finding arc lengths, logarithms, and equations of circles. Small groups determine whether particular towns would have felt an earthquake after...
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Right Triangle Applications: Lesson 3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find the connection between trigonometry and tornadoes. Pairs investigate a tornado in Joplin, Mo., and use trigonometry to find its size. The pupils determine the path of the tornado and find the distance needed to travel to help...
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Right Triangle Applications: Lessons 1 and 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Use right triangles for more than just mathematical problems. The first two lessons of a unit ask pupils determine distances between cities by using the Pythagorean Theorem and a map. To cement understanding, learners use trigonometric...