Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### Distance Time Graphs

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If only there was a graph to show the distance traveled over a period of time. Given distance-time graphs, pupils read them to determine the answers to questions. Using the distance and time on a straight line, scholars calculate the...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Fermi Time

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all just a matter of time. The resource provides four Fermi questions in reference to time. The questions are open-ended and require classmates to make use of estimation and dimensional analysis.
Activity
Serendip

#### Diffusion and Cell Size and Shape

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your class ready to size up the topic of diffusion? Help them get cell shape savvy with a well-written handout. The resource covers how substances such as oxygen passively move through the cell membrane and how cell size and shape...
Interactive
Physics Classroom

#### Case Studies: Impulse and Force

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why are gym walls padded and cars required to have air bags? Scholars observe two similar situations, such as those listed above, with only one variable altered. They identify the different variable and determine how the variation...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Pedestrian Countdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You won't find yourself racing the clock on such a great task. Scholars use video information to predict the time left on a crosswalk signal after a pedestrian crosses. The video shows the time left on the counter, and individuals must...
Interactive
Physics Classroom

#### Graph That Motion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils apply their knowledge of the shape and slope of graphs to interpret the motion of an object.  Three levels of difficulty provide plenty of practice with support thanks to the "Help Me!" button offered with each question.
Activity
101 Questions

#### Shipping Routes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The product of the hard work is learning. Scholars use a simulation tool to collect information to analyze. They must decide when two ships traveling back and forth across a river at different rates will meet on the same side. The intent...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Stealing Bases

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
And he's ... safe? ... out? It's up to your scholars to decide! Provided with the speed of the runner and ball, learners develop a plan to determine which reaches the base first, the ball or the runner. While the distance from home to...
Lesson Plan
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Kenan Fellows

#### Introduction to a Flight Computer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your hands on the wheel—at all times! Scholars learn why pilots use a flight computer through a high-flying demonstration. Making calculations for speed, distance, or time is automatic if you know how to use a flight computer.
Activity
101 Questions

#### Bolt Conversion

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Usain Bolt and Superman have something in common—speed! A video of one of Bolt's races introduces young scholars to the concept of unit rate. Using data from the race, the narrator calculates a unit rate in kilometers per hour, which...
Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do your actions reflect your values? Scholars examine their day-to-day activities versus their passions during the eighth installment in a series of 12 character-building lessons. After defining their values, participants create...
Activity
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Teach Engineering

#### Building-Testing-Improving Paper Airplanes: Head's Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Take foldables to all new heights. Pupils build and fly different types of paper airplanes in the 14th portion of a 22-part unit on aviation. Groups collect data on distance and flight time for each plane and compare the data from the...
Lesson Plan
Cornell University

#### Physics of Flight

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Up, up, and away! Take your classes on a physics adventure. Learners explore the concepts important for flight. They experiment with the Bernoulli Principle while learning the forces that act on airplanes in flight.
Activity
Education Development Center

#### Distance, Rate, and Time—Walking Home

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
Dig into a classic math problem with your classes. Through an engaging task, learners work with rate and distance information to make conclusions. In the task, two people walk at different rates; one leaves first, and scholars calculate...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Metamorphic Rock Classification: Changing Under Pressure

For Students 6th - 8th
Change is coming — but how much? Geology pupils discover the transformation of metamorphic rock using a well-rounded interactive. Topics include the effects of pressure and temperature on metamorphic rock, how time factors into the...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Sedimentary Rock Classification: How Old is That Layer?

For Students 9th - 12th
A timely resource illustrates the effects of the passing years on sedimentary rock formation! Young geologists discover just how long it takes to create shale, slate, and other sedimentary rocks. The interactive also shows...
Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Ordering Time

For Students 2nd Standards
Practice telling time to the nearest five minutes in a digital and analog clock activity. Learners are prompted to order clock cards in increasing time order, and then write the time each clock represents.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Bumper Cars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is the transfer of energy different in bumper cars with stable versus bouncy bumpers? One of the variables explored in the simulation is bumper type; other variables are the mass and velocity of each car. This allows pupils to see the...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Crash Test Dummy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why are car manufactures required to install seat belts and airbags; do they really make that big of a difference? Scholars use a simulator to determine the amount of force dissipated by a seat belt and airbag in a head-on crash. This is...
Unit Plan
Columbus City Schools

#### Speed Racers

For Teachers 6th Standards
Who wants to go fast? The answer? Your sixth-grade science superstars! The complete resource offers the ultimate, all-inclusive playbook for mastering the important concepts of speed versus time; distance versus time; and how to graph...
Lesson Plan
Space Awareness

#### What is Time?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Does it ever seem like time is slipping through your fingers? Model the passing of time with an hourglass activity in which individuals determine whether hourglasses are the most efficient way to measure time.
Organizer
Curriculum Corner

For Students 2nd - 4th
The ABCs of math are so important. Find commonly used math terms in a 42-page packet. Each page has the word, a place to write the definition, and a place to give specific examples of the term. A must-have for all math classrooms!
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Once Upon a Time

For Students K - 12th Standards
Examine the relationship between time and geometry. A series of five lessons provides a grade-appropriate problem from elementary through high school. Each problem asks learners to compare the movement of the hands on a clock to an angle...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Movin 'n Groovin

For Students K - 12th Standards
Examine the consequences of varying speed.  An engaging set of five problem sets challenges young mathematicians by targeting a different grade level from K-12. In the initial lesson, scholars make conclusions about the time it takes two...