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179 resources with the concept scale factors

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
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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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EngageNY Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry collection includes 36 lessons that are divided into five topics: Scale Drawings, Dilations, Similarity and Dilations, Applying Similarity to Right Triangles, and Trigonometry....
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 1: Complex Numbers and Transformations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Prepare your mathematicians for calculus with a collection of 32 lessons that focus on three topics: linearity, complex number operations as transformations, and the power of right notation. Each lesson includes teacher materials...
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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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Discovering Dilations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scale up the dilation factor. Using a dynamic geometry software program, classmates discover the relationship between a pre-image and its image after performing a dilation. Individuals create their own dilations and fellow class members...
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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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Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your physics class a solid understanding of solids with this splendid set of slides! They will learn the difference between crystalline and amorphous structure, understand the properties of density and elasticity, and be able to...
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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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Scale Ella

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
New ReviewDevelop 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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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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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...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target E

For Teachers 7th Standards
How well do your classes understand scale? You'll certainly know after they answer the set of eight questions from an informative and helpful presentation. Questions include items from coordinate geometry, similar triangles, and scale...
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KidVid: Scaling Up Rectangles

For Teachers 7th Standards
Tip the scale in your favor when learning about scale factors. After viewing a video clip of a learner trying to determine the scale factor of the areas of two rectangles, scholars consider how changing the dimensions of a rectangle...
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KidVid: Fractions and Scale

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Scale the challenge of learning about ratios and scales. Young mathematicians learn to incorporate fractional measurements when considering scales and scale factors. They use an interactive to investigate the concept and critically...
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Graffiti Art: Supplies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Just how much spray paint does a mural require? Using proportions, graffiti artists determine the amount of supplies needed to complete a mural. The creative resource shows how to determine the area of composite figures and uses that...
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Human Tree: Dilations

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Look at dilations exponentially. Using a fractal from a museum exhibit, the installment from the Math at the Core: Ratios series introduces the term dilation. The presenter points out that dilations can make images either smaller or...
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Human Tree: Ratios

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Create a personal tree. By visiting an exhibit at the National Museum of Mathematics, the resource introduces the idea of fractals. The exhibit takes an image of the person and creates a tree by repeating scaled images on the shoulders...
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Scale City — Similar Figures in the Real World

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Bat a perfect thousand when learning about math and baseball. Scholars view an informative video on Babe Ruth and the Louisville Slugger Museum. They answer several questions on batting averages and scale models using ratios and...
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Scale City — One-Dimensional Scaling in the Real World

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Dinosaurs sure were big! Viewers of an engaging video discover the Dinosaur World in Kentucky and how scales and proportional reasoning factor into the dinosaur models in the park. They then work through several problems on scales and...
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Enlargements with Negative Scale Factor

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How will a scale factor affect a figure—negatively? Using a grid, the narrator of an engaging video performs a dilation with a negative scale factor. The presenter compares a positive scale factor with a negative scale factor to explain...
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Enlargements Using Ray Method

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Figure out what to do when there is no grid to count. Using a ruler and a sharp pencil, the narrator shows how to perform a dilation when the figure is not on a grid. The ray method works by drawing a ray from the center of dilation...