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449 resources with the concept math modeling

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Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on area...
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Using Models to Make Predictions

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
The future lies in mathematics. Given a linear equation that models a context, scholars use the model to predict future values. They must perform substitution to determine the required output value.
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the appropriate model? Sample problems show the extent of the Smarter Balanced assessments Claim 4, Modeling and Data Analysis. Items provide pupils the opportunity to use mathematical modeling to arrive at a reasonable answer....
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The Lowdown — Your Odds of Winning Powerball: Probabilities of Compound Events Using Visuals

For Teachers 7th Standards
You have a greater chance of being crushed by a vending machine than winning the Powerball lottery. Part of The Lowdown: Real-World Math series, an engaging video describes how the Powerball works and how to calculate the probability of...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Target G

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
G is for generating equations. Scholars answer eight questions covering the SBAC Claim 1 Target G high school item specifications. They write one-variable and multi-variable equations and inequalities to model relationships between...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Target C

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let units pave the way to success. A set of five questions in a helpful PowerPoint presentation highlights the SBAC Claim 1 Target C high school item specifications. It covers the use of units to steer solutions, identifying appropriate...
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Full of Beans

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Scholars have an opportunity to use their geometric modeling skills. Pupils determine a reasonable estimate of the number of string beans that would fill the average human body.
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Algebraic Notation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Algebraic vocabulary and notation sometimes seem like a foreign language. A video tutorial breaks down the vocabulary and notation into easy-to-understand chunks. The narrator writes the notation with symbols, in words, and verbalizes...
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Forming Algebraic Expressions

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Turning words into numbers and symbols sounds like the art of writing an algebraic expression. Young scholars first observe a lesson presentation outlining strategies for writing expressions. They then use one of the included worksheets...
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King for a Day

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rumor has it exponential functions help solve problems! In a kingdom filled with rumors, young scholars must determine the speed a rumor spreads. The ultimate goal is to decide how many people must know the rumor for it to spread to the...
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Module 7: Modeling with Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Model good modeling practices. Young mathematicians first learn about cross sections and solids of revolution. They then turn their attention to special right triangles and to the Laws of Sine and Cosine.
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Summertopia

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What if the unit of money changes tomorrow? Would you be prepared? Learners calculate currency conversions using fictional units of money. The fictional unit's base is 60 rather than 100, which can connect to time or even degrees.
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Module 8: Modeling With Functions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Sometimes there just isn't a parent function that fits the situation. Help scholars learn to combine function types through operations and compositions. Learners first explore a new concept with an introductory activity and then follow...
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Here Comes the Sun

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Many phenomena in life are periodic in nature. A task-based lesson asks scholars to explore one of these phenomena. They collect data showing the sunrise time of a specific location over the period of a year. Using the data, they create...
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Boards IV

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Build a connection between algebraic sequences and spreadsheets. Learners examine a specific folding pattern and convert the pattern into a spreadsheet. The goal of the spreadsheet is to produce a sequence of a specific pattern modeled...
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Bill the Ball Bearing Man

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Just how durable could a hollow ball bearing be? Learners model the strength of the walls of a ball bearing as a function of the radius of its cavity. They use their models to make reasonable conclusions about the probability of failure...
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Broken Spreadsheet I

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
There is power in spreadsheet formulas and learners use this power to model quadratic data. Given a scatterplot of a parabola, pupils create formulas in a spreadsheet to populate the data. The formulas they use lead to an understanding...
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Closed Greenhouses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Controlling the efficiency of a greenhouse is a mathematical task. A collaborative project challenges learners to create an efficiency plan for a closed greenhouse. Using algebraic equations, they consider a set of constraints, design...
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Interesting Times

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Gain a little interest in functions with a real-life task. Young scholars analyze home loan data with a geometric sequence and series. They use the models to make predictions about the total loan payments at certain intervals in a useful...
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Armspans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians collect data on the arm spans of classmates. Then they sort the data by measures of center, spread, and standard deviation. Finally, they compare groups, such as boys and girls, to interpret any differences. 
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What Fits?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The bounce of a golf ball changes the result in golf, mini golf—and a great math activity. Scholars graph the height of golf ball bounces before finding a line of best fit. They analyze their own data and the results of others to better...
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Arranging Tables for a Birthday

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Planning a party of 45 guests may be more complicated than it would seem.  Learners must design the space in accordance with these constraints about the space available in the room. They need to calculate area, circumference, and linear...
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Stacking Cups

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Facilitate an understanding of equality using a modeling task. After watching different-sized cups being stacked, learners use their math skills to determine when the height of each cup tower will be the same. Meant as an introduction to...
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Shower v. Bath

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Which requires more water--a bath or a shower? Given some specific criteria, learners attempt to answer the question. A video shows how long it takes to fill a gallon container using a faucet and a shower head. Using that information and...