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126 resources with the concept scale factors

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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 6: Similar Figures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Similar figures are the topic of Geometry Unit 6. Each of the four resources in the unit module contains a video, teacher reference, practice packets, solutions, and corrective assignments. In the first lesson, pupils learn the...
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Balanced Assessment: Exemplar High School Packet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Exemplar High School Balanced Packet is a collection of 19 assessment tasks designed to test scholars’ knowledge of Algebra 1 concepts. Learners create graphs that represent how things change over time, build functions to model...
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Balanced Assessment: Basic High School Packet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Seventeen short assessments are designed to test scholars’ knowledge of basic Algebra 1 concepts. Pupils determine the houses that are a given maximum distance from a school, complete charts to show equivalent scale factors, and...
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Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Exploring Space Through Math series offers six geometry lessons that use NASA resources to teach learners how to use the mathematics of deductive and spatial reasoning. They use geometry to compare the dimensions of the NBL pool, the...
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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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Adventure Engineering Challenge: Asteroid Impact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. The challenge, should your students choose to accept it, is to design underground survival caverns to shelter people for one year. Over the course of eight lessons, engineering...
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Essence of Linear Algebra

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
The 15 videos in the Essence of Linear Algebra collection teach students how to understand the numerical operations of matrices as well as the geometric intuitions underlying them. The first video in the series details the rationale...
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Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 7th Standards
Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...
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Map a Model Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Creating a solar system map is a snap thanks to a hands-on activity! Science scholars explore the solar system by building it wherever they choose during an interactive from PBS's Space series. Users pick both the location and scale for...
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The Voyage Scale Model Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists learn how to select a scale factor for a large scale model. Then they figure the scale for each of the planets and the distance between them. Finally, they construct a giant scale model of the solar system and answer...
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Dilations in the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tenth graders investigate dilations and explore the dilation transformation before investigating the properties of a dilation using Cabri Jr. Students extend the concept of dilatation to the coordinate plane.
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Build-A-Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
We can't build our dream house yet, but we can definitely build a model. Scholars use floor plans to build models of their dream homes. Cardboard is as good as any material for this purpose.
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Unit 6 Review: Similar Figures

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After a short review of the material from the Similar Figures Unit, pupils work through 18 problems to further practice the skills from the unit. Scholars apply those skills in the application problems at the end of the review.
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Similar Figures

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Use some similar problems to find side lengths. Pupils learn the definition of similar figures and how it relates to corresponding angles and sides. Using the definition, individuals calculate the lengths of missing sides and practice...
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Sphero Draw and Drive

For Students 7th Standards
Determine how far the ball rolled. The class watches a video of a person controlling a sphere rolling on the floor. Pupils develop some questions about the video and make estimates to the solutions of the questions. The teacher provides...
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Maps Scales

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
For I have miles to go before I truly understand map scales. By watching a video, scholars learn about map scales. They see how to determine actual distances on a map using the scale and how to calculate the map scale.
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Scale Ella

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Develop a sense of scale. After watching a video about scaling up and scaling down objects, the class participates in a discussion around scale factors. Pupils make a connection between scaling using division and scale factors between...
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Coal Silo Design Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The coal is mined. Now what? Scholars design a coal silo that stores mined earth using at least two different three-dimensional shapes. They calculate the volume, determine the amount of mined earth produced in a day, and find the amount...
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Kite Project

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Let the class' knowledge of geometry soar like the kites they create. After researching the history and science of kites, learners draw up a blueprint for their own kites. They then calculate the areas and perimeters based on the scale...
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How do I Create a Scaled Model of a Full-Sized Basketball Court?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take mathematics to the hoop! Pairs first measure the linear distances on a basketball court. Using those measurements, they determine the scale lengths to create a scaled model. To finish the activity, learners create models of the...
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Area and Volume of Similar Solids: Similar Solids

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive designed to boosts knowledge of area and volume of solid figures. Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and fill-in-the-blank. A scale model changes measurement to provide a visual...
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Recipes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Just how much of each ingredient is required? The resource works a few examples of scaling a recipe to feed more or fewer people than outlined. Pupils follow the examples to work out similar problems.
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Similar Shapes

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Similar shapes are all about the scale. Given seven problems, pupils use scale factors to determine measurements within similar shapes. While solving the problem, scholars also determine whether two figures are similar and use area and...