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Half Math Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Help your third graders become familiar with equivalent fractions for one-half by having them create a quilt. They will use triangles to create a quilt of equivalent fractions over a period of 6 days. As they create the quilt pieces they...
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Converting pounds to ounces

For Students 5th - 7th
Converting ounces to pounds is similar to the process used to find equivalencies and complete ratios. Sal quickly describes how he converts 6 pounds into ounces. This video is short and could be used as a review.
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This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Being able to estimate, understanding place value and fractions, and solving word problems are all important skills in math. This PowerPoint is a Jeopardy-style game where young mathematicians utilize all of these skills in order to win...
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Fractions Are Division

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Divide up the interpretation of a fraction. The third installment of a 16-part series introduces a new interpretation of fractions, that of a division problem. The resource shows three different ways to write division problems and asks...
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The Elliptical Pool Table: A Mathematician's Dream

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Never play pool against a mathematician! An entertaining and informative video demonstrate the real-world application of ellipses and the angle of incidence with an elliptical pool table.
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Lesson 8: Considering A Stem Career

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Men wearing lab coats, pocket protectors, and thick glasses. Many are the stereotypes attributed to those who work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Challenge these myths and stereotypes with a...
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Definitions and Applications of Absolute Value - Concept

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Why are you so negative? Just take me for my absolute value! A video gives the definition of absolute value as its relationship to a number line before the presenter provides an explanation of how to interpret situations as absolute value.
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Applications of Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Is the application of systems of equations giving your class headaches? Use this resource to build on your pupils' logic to lead them to building equations and using algebraic methods. The lesson begins with an exploration of solving...
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Grade 2 Comprehensive Growth Assessment

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Need to know if your students comprehend all the Common Core standards covered in second grade? This growth assessment will let you know.  Find out if your second graders can add/subtract, tell the time, read a bar graph, know their...
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Dance by Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get your groove on, let your talents shine, and be ready to rock with a highly engaging, entertaining activity that teaches math patterns and numbers through dancing. A dancing lesson that features math strategies, as well as STEM, is a...
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Eratosthenes and the Circumference of the Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The class gets to practice being a mathematician in ancient Greece, performing geometric application problems in the way of Eratosthenes. After following the steps of the great mathematicians, they then compare the (surprisingly...
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A-rhythm-etic. The Math Behind the Beats

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your learners will dance in their seats as this talented drummer connects math to music in a short video clip. Clayton Cameron shows how math puts the "cool" in various genres of music, including jazz, hip-hop, pop, R&B, and others,...
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Apple Farm Field Trip

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Monitor the growth of young mathematicians with a comprehensive addition and subtraction assessment. Using the context of a class field trip to an apple orchard, this series of four story problems allows children to demonstrate their...
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Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Repeated Addition

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
While young mathematicians are still working to memorize their multiplication facts, teach them how to use repeated addition when solving multiplication problems. The second video in a series models this skill with multiple examples,...
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Understand Multiplication Problems: Using Equal Groups

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Understanding multiplication as the sum of equal sized groups is a big step for young mathematicians. This concept is clearly demonstrated in the first video of this series, as students learn to write multiplication equations to...
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The Real Number System

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Classify numbers into their groups with this graphic organizer for the real number system. The printable provides a space for all the categories, with a separate column for unreal numbers.
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Study Jams! Creating Equations from Word Problems

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Word problems are full of information waiting to be deciphered. This animated video explains how to look for the important parts and how to translate those word cues into the correct signs. Go through a problem from start to finish and...
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Adventures With The Fish Pond: Population Modeling

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Build up from the previous activity where your learners charted the population growth and decay of a fish pond with M&Ms®. Have them look at the data from that activity and create a Now-Next, or recursive equations, to predict the...
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What We Do Adds Up

For Teachers 4th - 7th
With so many tons of trash going into landfills each year, your environmentalists can calculate how much the average person is tossing away. This activity has a series of questions not only requiring math, but a conscious thought of how...
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A Little Recycling Goes A Long Way

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Every time you purchase something from the store, it goes into a bag, but what happens to the bag? This lesson encourages your learners to think about what happens to those plastic and paper bags and their effect on the environment. Use...
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Living Things and Their Needs: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Enrich your study of living things with these cross-curricular math activities. Following along with the story Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun, learners will practice addition and subtraction, learn how to measure volume and length, work on...
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Food: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Enrich your study of food science with with these math worksheets. They offer a variety of food-related word problems that are great practice for multiplying, identifying fractions, estimating length, and performing calculations with...
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Plastic Building Blocks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Let's build a castle! Dennis and Cody have big plans, but do they have enough blocks between the two of them to accomplish their goal? A great context that requires students to add and compare mixed numbers. Encourage the use of pictures...
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What Are the Ways You Can Solve a System of Linear Equations?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Confronted with a system of equations? This tutorial briefly describes the three ways systems of equations can be solved. Substitution, graphing, and the elimination method are all covered. The only thing this video is missing is example...