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The Puppy’s Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dogs can't do math ... but people sure can! A set of five lessons has scholars apply math concepts to solve problems related to buying a new dog, such as designing a fence and a dog house, estimating how large the dog will become, and...
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Catch Me If You Can!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Crime doesn't pay, but everyone can learn from it. Learners consider different situations involving mischief at a school, such as stink bombs and rockets, and analyze them using mathematics. They must apply trigonometry, quadratic...
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Comparison of Unit Rates: Drive Away

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive that challenges mathematicians to compare unit rates. Word problems question scholars about two friends going on a road trip. Scholars manipulate two cars on a coordinate plane to help solve word...
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Angle Hunting

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Do angles change with distance? Using a previously made tool, individuals find and measure angles on a playground. They observe that angles are the same measure regardless of the distance at which they're measured.
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2008 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
This is integral to the test. Pupils realize that every question in the released free-response items from the 2008 AP® Calculus exam Form B requires integration. By reviewing the additional resources, scholars learn how important it is...
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Absolute Values of Integers

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
A five-question interactive focuses on integers and absolute value. A number line shows the distance to aide mathematicians in answering multiple-choice, true or false, and discussion questions.
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Short Pappus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all Greek to me. Scholars work a task that Greeks first formulated for an ancient math challenge. Provided with an angle and a point inside the angle, scholars develop conjectures about what is true about the shortest line segment...
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Peter Pan: Teacher Resource Guide

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Sixteen lessons make up a unit all about the book, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. Using plot points and details from the story, scholars examine real versus fantasy, complete character webs, draw settings, compose friendly letters, and...
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Outward Bound

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how far can I see? The short assessment question uses the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance to the horizon from a given altitude. Scholars use the relationship of a tangent segment and the radius of a circle to find the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 4

For Students 6th Standards
Develop a model for prep. The resource provides examples of how items reflect modeling and data analysis for Smarter Balanced assessments. Items use on-grade or below-grade content to focus on the modeling aspect. The questions revolve...
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Metric Units for Length

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Powers of 10 are the key! Individuals learn how to convert units of length using the metric system in a video lesson. The presenter uses a visual reference to help scholars decide when to multiply or divide and by what power of 10.
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Shortest Distance between Line and Point

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
A short video shows how to find the shortest distance between a line and a point on the coordinate plane. Using the fact the shortest distance is the perpendicular, the presenter shows the class how to find the intersection of the two...
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Compound Measures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Compounding is dividing units. Pupils practice using compound measures such as units for speed and density to solve problems that range from straightforward speed problems to those requiring conversions. The last few items challenge...
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Pythagoras' Theorem

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Use a right method to find a distance. Given a right triangle, class members find the length of one side given the measurement of the other two sides—the missing side may or may not be the hypotenuse. A video reminds the pupils how to...
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Distance Time Graphs

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If only there was a graph to show the distance traveled over a period of time. Given distance-time graphs, pupils read them to determine the answers to questions. Using the distance and time on a straight line, scholars calculate the...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target H

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pythagoras is all about being right. A presentation provides sample items for how the Pythagorean Theorem standards may show up in Smarter Balanced assessments. Seven items use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the sides of a right...
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...
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The Art of Math

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Does it balance? An activity provides an opportunity to investigate the mathematics involved in making a balanced mobile. Using a stop-action video, the resource provides the formula needed to create a mobile that balances. The Math at...
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Scale City — Proportional Relationships in the Real World

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Strive to determine your stride. Scholars first view an informative video on the Kentucky Horse Park and the 28-feet stride of the Man o' War. They then work together in groups to find the length of their own strides by using the number...
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Writing Basic Algebraic Expressions (Example 2)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Just how much farther? A helpful video provides an example in determining an algebraic expression involving distance traveled. Graphics provide an illustration to demonstrate how to find the remaining distance to travel given a known...
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Speed, Distance, Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Speed up your learning of distance, rate, and time problems. Future mathematicians view a video to review how to determine distance, rate, or time, given the other two quantities. They watch as the narrator works through several examples.
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Line of Sight

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
There's no way around it—learners must use trigonometry to model the line of sight around a race track! Using the starting line as the origin, pupils model the straight line distance to any car using a trigonometric expression. The...
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City of New Orleans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the United States, most trains operate at a top speed of 100 miles per hour. Scholars use information on the distance and time of a train trip to determine if the train ever reaches a specific speed. They connect pieces of information...
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Eclipse Over America — Relative Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a lesson that is sure to overshadow others! Introduce young astronomers to the unique size and distance relationship between the sun and moon with an activity from a larger series exploring space. A short video illustrates the...