Lesson Plan
Cornell University

#### Polymers: Instant Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Is it easy to make snow? Scholars use critical thinking skills as they investigate the concept of polymers by making snow. The class tests several different variables and takes measurements over the course of several days. They then...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Walking the Plank

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a cool math activity. Kids collect and interpret data based on a physical act. A board is balanced between a scale and a step, learners record a peer's weight as it decreases while s/he walks further away from the scale. They...
Workbook
University of Utah

#### Ratio Relations

For Students 6th Standards
At this rate, the class will be experts on ratios and rates in no time. A class workbook teaches individuals about ratio language, how to use tables and tape diagrams to find equivalent ratios, and how to solve ratio problems. They then...
Worksheet
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Flipped Math

#### Unit 2 Review: Create and Solve Equations and Inequalities

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Start with the basics. Pupils work through a review of the unit on equations and inequalities. Learners begin with solving equations and inequalities with no context, move on to problems that involve a context, and finish with a...
Instructional Video20:30
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Flipped Math

#### True False Equations

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Determine what makes the equation true. Learners view an instruction video on determining what values make an algebraic equation true. The pupils describe the solution set using three different methods: verbally, set notation, and...
Worksheet
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Flipped Math

#### Unit 1 Review: Analyze Graphs and Expressions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Get in one last practice. Pupils work through 12 problems and a performance task to review the topics in Unit 1. The problems cover analyzing and modeling with graphs, algebraic properties of equality, and adding, subtracting, and...
Instructional Video18:21
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Flipped Math

#### Create and Analyze Graphs

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Model the world with graphs. Pupils watch and participate in creating graphs to model real-world situations. The presenters stress the importance of a consistent scale and proper labels for the graphs along with identification of the...
Activity
Teach Engineering

#### Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for Middle School)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
There are more ways to use mint candies than to just eat them. In groups, learners design and build race cars using mint candies, drinking straws, Popsicle sticks, index cards, and other materials. They decide on an independent variable...
Activity
Teach Engineering

#### Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Mint candies are good for more than just one's breath. Using basic materials such as mint candies, straws, index cards, and Popsicle sticks, scholars create race cars that meet a given budget as well as design constraints. They perform...
Performance

#### Pizza, Pizza!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ponder the problem of pizza prices. Pupils use provided information about two different pricing schedules for pizza. They create tables of values and functions to represent the pricing schemes, consider domain restrictions, and identify...
Interactive
Learning Games Lab

#### The Magic of Reading Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Making conclusions from graphs doesn't need to seem like magic. Learners explore an interactive lesson on reading graphs to strengthen their skills. The content discusses how to read the axes of a graph and draw conclusions based on the...
Interactive
Learning Games Lab

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Interpreting graphs is an essential skill for young scientists. An interactive online lesson gives individuals an opportunity to review the components of a graph and learn to read and interpret the shape of a graph. The lesson includes...
Performance
Achieve

#### Medication Dosage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's the cure to boredom. Given a patient file, including medication dosage information, scholars determine the amount of medication left in the patient's bloodstream over time. They analyze the sequence of numbers and determine a...
Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

#### Dance and Text

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Use texts and dances to teach inequalities and equations. A sixth-grade unit covers using variables in equations and inequalities to solve problems. Learners show what they know at the end of the unit using two performance tasks, one...
Lesson Plan
Pace University

#### Grades 7-8 Independent and Dependent Variables

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It all depends upon the independence. The differentiated instruction lesson introduces learners to independent and dependent variables. Using real-world situations, scholars gain a conceptual understanding of the difference between the...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 6th Standards
Making money and saving money turn into high interest topics for sixth graders. Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows use these topics in a presentation with math practice problems. The questions require applying knowledge of algebraic...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2014 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The most popular AP science exam, Biology, also maintains the highest passing rate. The College Board releases old test questions covering trichomes and much more, along with statistics and scoring guidelines to help scholars study for...
Lesson Plan
Creative Learning Exchange

#### Lesson Plans From The Lorax

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
When it comes to the environment, no variable is constant. Class members graph behavior over time for the thneeds produced over truffula trees chopped down over the course of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax.
PPT
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Biology Junction

#### Scientific Method - Controls and Variables

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most teens like to sleep in as late as possible, so testing the fastest way to get to school sounds like a great idea. A presentation walks through how to identify the controls, independent variables, and dependent variables in setting...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Graphing Elements

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
How do you graph a sentence? Scholars do just that as they represent relationships between independent and dependent variables with a graphical representation. Given a sentence, they determine the pertinent relationship and create a...
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Least Squares Linear Regression in R

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The task? Determine the how effective hospitals are at reducing the rate of hospital-acquired infections. The method? Data analysis! Using an open source software program, individuals use provided data and create scatterplots to look for...
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Saving Those Who Save Us: Exploring the Use of Sensors with Data Visualization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sensor technology is amazingly accurate and useful. Combining the sensor technology and mathematical knowledge, scholars design experiments to answer a question they have developed. Questions may focus on light sensing, temperature...
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Terrarium in a Bottle: Modeling the Atmosphere, Greenhouse Effect, and Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th Standards
You've heard of farm to table ... but what about farm in classroom? Junior agriculturalists embark upon a two-week journey into the science of growing things. Based upon the classic terrarium in a two-liter experiment, the lesson goes...
Activity
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

#### Human Impacts on Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you always wanted to take your science class on an amazing field trip they will never forget? Now you can! Observe the wildlife in an African savanna through trail cameras with a five-part data analysis activity. Learners analyze...