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27 resources with the concept inductive reasoning

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Flipped Math: Geometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine taking a complete geometry course remotely! Eleven units make up the My Geometry course. Each unit follows the Flipped-Mastery cycle of learning, divided into two semesters. Pupils watch and take notes on a video that details the...
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Geometry Unit 2: Reasoning and Proof

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The four lessons in the Geometry Unit 2 module are all about reasoning and proof. In the first lesson pupils watch a video introducing conditional statements and their related statements. Learners find out how to identify the hypothesis...
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Vi and Sal Talk About the Mysteries of Benford's Law

For Students 10th - 12th
Challenge your students to come up with their own explanation of why this interesting mathematical law works! Sal, accompanied by Vi Hart, demonstrates BenfordÕs Law. They challenge the listeners to see if they can give an intuitive...
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Vi and Sal Talk About the Mysteries of Benford's Law

For Students 10th - 12th
Challenge your students to come up with their own explanation of why this interesting mathematical law works! Sal, accompanied by Vi Hart, demonstrates BenfordÕs Law. They challenge the listeners to see if they can give an intuitive...
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Simply Elementary, Watson!

For Students 10th
Explore the process of inductive and deductive reasoning. A collaborative lesson has some groups apply an inductive approach and others a deductive approach. Through class discussion, scholars compare their processes and discuss...
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Reasoning and Proof

For Students 9th - 12th
Make sure the conditions are right. Pupils watch a video introducing conditional statements and their related statements. Learners find out how to identify the hypothesis and conclusion as well as write the converse, inverse, and...
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Unit 2 Review: Reasoning and Proofs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The proof is in the review. Individuals watch a short review of the content from the unit to prepare for the unit exam. The review covers inductive reasoning, conditional and related statements, and two-column algebraic and geometric...
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Deductive Reasoning: Lesson

For Students 6th - 12th
It is elementary, my dear Watson. A segment in a playlist on geometry introduces the idea of deductive reasoning. The video goes over three rules that apply to deductive reasoning and conditional statements.
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Inductive Reasoning: Lesson

For Students 6th - 12th
Let's get specific about the general conclusion. The video, a portion of an extensive geometry playlist, introduces inductive reasoning. Using patterns, the resource explains how inductive reasoning goes from the specific to general.
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Inductive Reasoning from Patterns: Greeting with Handshakes

For Students 6th - 9th
Greet this resource like an old friend. An interactive has users investigate the number of handshakes required for a group to greet each member. A set of challenge questions ensures that learners have a solid understanding of the...
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The Shape of Things

For Students K - 12th Standards
Investigate the attributes of polygons. A thorough set of lessons presents problem scenarios for elementary through high school classes. The first lessons focus on basic characteristics of polygons, including the line of symmetry. As the...
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Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Introduce pupils to the two types of reasoning, inductive and deductive. Classmates work in pairs or small groups to learn the difference between the two and apply these reasonings to develop valid conclusions. 
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Inductive Reasoning

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners use inductive reasoning every day but might not realize it. An instructive video demonstrates that the process of inductive reasoning means searching for and identifying patterns. The instructor begins with numeric examples and...
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Mathematical Induction

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
While deductive reasoning is something many students are exposed to in everyday life, the rigor of inductive reasoning is often harder to grasp. This excellent skill builder presentation and worksheet breaks down mathematical induction...
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The Famously Difficult Green-Eyed Logic Puzzle

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Ready to introduce the study of logic with what has been called "the hardest logic puzzle in the world"? What better way than with a TED-Ed video! This video describes the famous green-eyed-prisoners-on-an-island riddle by first posing...
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House and Holmes: A Guide to Deductive and Inductive Reasoning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Test your pupils' reasoning skills with several activities and a quick mystery to solve. Learners watch and analyze a few video clips that demonstrate reasoning in action, practice deduction with an interactive and collaborative...
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Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning

For Students 6th - 9th
Working on logic in your class? Take a moment for some quick practice with this worksheet. Learners identify the facts and conclusions in several examples, and explain why one conclusion is flawed. Both inductive and deductive reasoning...
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Treasure Island XXVIII: Operations of Intelligent Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th
Are you reading Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson in your class? Provide your class with this reading guide for chapter 28. Readers respond to 10 questions, and there's a page dedicated to explaining the purpose and directions to...
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Thinking About Hate

For Teachers 8th - 10th
This lesson starts out with a guided discussion about the statement "Birds fly in the sky; airplanes fly in the sky; therefore, airplanes are birds" and goes on to cover logical fallacies and reliable sources, relating these to the topic...
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Organizational Strategies for First Year Composition Writers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Identify and analyze deductive reasoning through genuine texts. Compare cultural practices and beliefs about national ID cards. Look for another example of a deductive argument and prepare a brief paragraph analyzing the audience,...
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The Right Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Studentsare introduced to the Pythagorean Theorem by exploring right triangles and the squares built on each side. They apply the Pythagorean Theorem to real-world problems. Students u se informal and nonformal arguments of proof (i.e.,...
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Count on Me

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use inductive reasoning to find algebraic patterns in geometric figures. They use technology (i.e., calculators, computers) and manipulatives to discover number patterns involving geometric concepts. They solve concrete...
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Proof by Induction

For Students 9th - 12th
In this induction activity, students read word problems.  They determine the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning.  Students solve the given problem through inductive reasoning.  This one-page activity contains 1...
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Problem-Solving Methods in Biology

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this problem-solving worksheet, students will read a biologist's observations about elephant communication. Students will write down what the biologist observed, what facts she knew about elephants, and her hypothesis. Students will...