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Unit Plan
Newspaper Association of America

Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
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Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Convert Units of Time

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
How many seconds are in a minute? Or rather, how many seconds are in eight minutes? This problem is worked out through a series of animated steps and explained by a friendly young lady's voice. Your time travelers will appreciate this...
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Worksheet
Northwest High School Science

Metric Conversion: Stair-Step Method

For Students 6th - 12th
Elevate young scientists' skills with unit conversion using the stair-step method. Detailed instructions and a neat stair-step diagram are on the first page. Four pages of practice problems follow, mostly with real-world applications....
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Real Life Chemistry (for the Business World)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this real life chemistry learning exercise, students are given 12 problems to solve by converting from one unit to another. Students are given conversion factors to find their answers including finding the number of moles and molecules.
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Worksheet
Math Mammoth

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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Worksheet
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Measuring for Chemistry: Moles, Compounds, and Conversions

For Students 9th - 12th
Through a station rotation activity, scientists complete 9 chemistry activities to complete this interactive worksheet. Concepts include molar masses, percent composition, accuracy vs. precision, mass of an object, scientific notation,...
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Lesson Plan
K20 LEARN

From Another Dimension: Intro To Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Hold measurements to a different metric. Class members convert the measurements of a dog's tumor to explain the size to its owner. Using cards, learners match metric measurements with their English equivalents. They then read articles to...
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Activity
Under the Dome

The Fastest

For Students 7th Standards
The cheetah is faster than Bolt. Class members watch a video of a cheetah and Usain Bolt run at record breaking speeds. The pupils come up with questions about the video. When asked, the teacher provides information relative to the...
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CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Students 6th Standards
They claim there are problems on the assessment. The presentation provides 13 questions that demonstrate the problem-solving claim for Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the resource to provide examples of problem-solving...
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Summertopia

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What if the unit of money changes tomorrow? Would you be prepared? Learners calculate currency conversions using fictional units of money. The fictional unit's base is 60 rather than 100, which can connect to time or even degrees.
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Cheetah's Lunch

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Run like a cheetah. A performance task challenges pupils to solve several different problems involving the speed of a cheetah. Given information for scenarios where the cheetah chases its prey, they determine if the big cat is fast enough.
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Interactive
Magic of Physics

Unit Converter I

For Students 6th - 12th
Talk about a cool tool! Convert between units with the click of a mouse using a handy online resource. Enter the starting measurement and units for quantities such as torque, speed, and inertia, then sit back and relax while the computer...
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Lesson Plan
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Coffee Break with Nanoscience: Film Formation and “Coffee Rings”

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Prepare scholars for micro and nanoscale investigations. A lab activity allows individuals to practice their experimental techniques while becoming to accustomed to the smaller scale of the materials. They also make decisions about the...
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Activity
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

What’s In Your Neighborhood?

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Chart your way to an understanding of nanoscale. Using a Google map, learners estimate a radius around their location of 1,000 and 1,000,000 meters. Predicting what 1,000,000,000 meters would look like takes them off the charts!...
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Activity
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Shrink Me!

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
The incredibly shrinking meter—decimeters to centimeters, to millimeters, and now to nanometers! Learners may have a difficult time visualizing particles on a nanoscale. Help them see a little clearer using a well-designed lesson that...
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Lesson Plan
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Silver Nanoparticle Synthesis and Spectroscopy

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Certain materials do not always maintain the same physical properties when they exist in the nanoscale. Help your classes to explore this idea through an experimental lesson. Scholars use spectroscopy with samples of silver solution to...
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Interactive
Royal Society of Chemistry

Gas Laws: Converting Units

For Students 6th - 12th
Given a choice between playing a game or completing a worksheet, which do you think your class would choose? Tap into their reasoning skills with a series of puzzles focused on gas laws unit conversion. You can use the resource online or...
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Unit Plan
Beyond Benign

Got Gas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much gas does it take to drive around town? The class uses a variety of mathematical procedures to take a look at the use of gas for transportation. Class members use a different unit to determine the cost of driving a car as opposed...
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Unit Plan
Beyond Benign

Can You Hear Me Now? Cell Phone Accounts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How sustainable are cell phones? Throughout the unit, learners explore the issues around cell phones concerning sustainability. Class members take a graphical look at the number of cell phones across the world using a box-and-whisker...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

At the Crossroads

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists investigate methods of comparing standard and metric units with a technology-enhanced lesson that builds a connection between conversion ratios and the corresponding units. The simulation allows learners to manipulate...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Getting the Job Done—Speed, Work, and Measurement Units

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do you convert from one measurement to another? Pupils use unit rates to convert measurements from one unit to another in the 21st segment in a 29-part series. They convert within the same system to solve length, capacity, weight,...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Problem Solving Using Rates, Unit Rates, and Conversions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Find a way to work with rates. The 23rd part in a 29-part series presents work problems for the class to solve given work rates. Pupils compare rates to determine which is faster. Some problems require learners to convert the rates to...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Comparison Shopping—Unit Price and Related Measurement Conversions

For Students 6th Standards
Speed up your scholars' understanding of ratios. Class members compare ratios related with speeds presented in different representations. They then use the unit rates to make the comparisons.