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How Big is Big?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a math or life science class, "mini-me" models are created with cardstock to reflect a 1:10 scale of young scholars' bodies. Learners measure each others' heights with meter sticks, and then reduce the size by 10. After this exercise,...
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What is a Nano?

For Students 6th - 12th
Viewers consider shrinking down to the size of the nanoscale. With fairy-tale-like animation and narration, they imagine what they could see if they were 1,000 times smaller than a red blood cell! Use this clip in any class where you...
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Batter Up! Math Stations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Math stations that review important concepts with the real-world example of baseball.
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SAT Prep: Test 2 Section 3 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Page 459 of The Official SAT Study Guide by The College Board features another set of practice SAT math problems, beginning with problems 1-4. Sal demonstrates how to solve problems with factoring and visualization.
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 4 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Problems 7-11, which involve both geometry and algebra problems, allow students to practice transitioning between skills. Sal takes time to explain the process of each problem so that students will understand the test strategies as well...
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Addition And Subtraction with Significant Figures

For Students 7th - 9th
After a series of videos on the use and application of significant figures, Sal gets down to business as he demonstrates the methods of adding and subtracting significant numbers. Viewers will find his easygoing manner and clear examples...
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Significant Figures

For Students 7th - 9th
A short and simple introduction to significant figures (or digits) can help viewers to grasp a concept that might be difficult for them to understand in another context. Watching the explanation several times can be especially beneficial.
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Fish and Clips

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Youngsters test magnetic strength by measuring the mass of paper clips that they "hook" with a magnet. Your first and second graders should love the hands-on activities associated with this plan. The reproducible materials are quite good...
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Lesson: New Museum Design Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After viewing images of vernacular and alternative architecture, budding designers collect materials to construct their own spacial design. They use gathered materials to construct a 3D model of the class space in a new way, yet...
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Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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Discovering Pi/Welcome to Pi Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore pi. For this circle measurement lesson, students define and identify radius, diameter, circumference, and perimeter. Students work in groups to measure several plastic lids and record their findings. Students compare the...
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Can You Measure Up?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a well-designed lesson on common standards of measurement for your young mathematicians. In it, learners calculate measurements in standard and non-standard units. They make predictions, record data, and construct and design...
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Walking the Plank

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a cool math activity. Kids collect and interpret data based on a physical act. A board is balanced between a scale and a step, learners record a peer's weight as it decreases while s/he walks further away from the scale. They...
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint is a gem! Seventy-eight slides present an entire introduction to matter in bullet-point fashion. Viewers learn about everything from mass and inertia to phase changes and gas laws! The only glitch is that the links to...
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Conversion Between Metric Units

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Math scholars with a basic grasp on units of measure will appreciate this video. Sal breaks down the process needed to convert between metric units. He defines kilo, hecto, and deka than uses that framework to assist him in determining...
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Insides and Outsides

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Give small groups handfuls of unit cubes and then dare them to build as many rectangular prisms as possible using only 12 cubes. This engaging activity serves as an introduction to the volume of solid figures. In addition to volume,...
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By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
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The Weather Classroom - Atmosphere

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Meteorology learners explore the weight of air, layers of the atmosphere, and air pressure action through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on group activities. Enough discussion prompts, background information, student...
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Using Conversion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...
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Converting Gallons to Quarts, Pints, and Cups

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Provide your students with the context and information they'll need to convert gallons to quarts, pint, and cups. In this video, Sal defines gallons, quarts, pints, and cups. Then he uses this information to solve a problem where he must...
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Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
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Shaquille O'Neal Hand & Foot Span

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
If Shaquille O'Neal wears a size-20 shoe, how big are his hands? Learners will use the average ratios of foot length to hand span to calculate the hand span of Shaq, but first, they have to collect the data! They will measure their peers...
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Customary Units of Capacity and Weight

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Six straightforward word problems require learners to use customary units of capacity (pints, quarts, cups, gallons) on this assignment. In order to answer each question, they must write an explanation in the form of a mathematical...
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Customary Units of Length - Practice 6.2

For Students 5th Standards
Fifth graders complete nine problems in which they work with converting customary units of length such as feet to yards, and yards to miles. They compare measurements using inequality signs in six examples, and answer two test prep...