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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-nine lessons make up a unit designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Working on ratios and unit rates, mathematicians go through a variety of centers to create, write, and model ratios. They convert between fractions,...
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For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
It is all a matter of feet. Scholars first watch a video about measurement and conversions. While watching the video and with additional practice, pupils determine that proportional relationships create a straight line through the...
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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic A, Lesson 4

For Teachers 5th Standards
Convert with exponents. The fourth lesson plan in a series of 18 uses powers of 10 to convert within the metric system. Scholars use their fourth grade knowledge of conversions to write and use the conversion factors containing...
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Been Caught Stealing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You're safe, when calculating the odds of stealing second base! Learners compare the rate of a runner to the distance the ball travels, in a lesson that explores right triangles and measurement. Full of discussion questions and fun...
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Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
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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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Different Weight and Capacity Worksheets

For Students 4th - 7th
Learners solve 14 word problems and 25 weight conversions.
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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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Who Is Faster?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Am I going to catch it? Individuals time how long it takes them to walk, jog, and run a given distance and calculate their speed. They then research two animals and find their speeds. Using a chart, pupils compare the speeds of the...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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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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Find the Dimensions of a Bookcase Using a Linear Equation (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How much wood would ...? The quick video uses a linear equation to determine the size of a bookshelf given a diagram of the shelves and the amount of wood to use. Scholars see how to set up the equation and solve it to determine the...
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Sig. Figs.

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why are significant figures important? Scholars explore the rules of significant figures and their connections to accuracy in measurements as part of the Chemistry PowerPoints series. Each rule offers an example for pupils before they...
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Compound Measures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Compounding is dividing units. Pupils practice using compound measures such as units for speed and density to solve problems that range from straightforward speed problems to those requiring conversions. The last few items challenge...
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Converting between Metric Units for Area

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If one meter is 100 centimeters, how many square centimeters is equal to one square meter? Hint: the answer isn't 100! How many pupils make this mistake? A video lesson calculates the conversion factor of the common metric area units....
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Metric to Imperial Mass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lift the weight of teaching unit conversions! A video presentation demonstrates conversions between kilograms, pounds, and grams. The narrator explains the conversion factors and then completes several examples of each.
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Area and Volume in Kapa Cloth Making

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using an installment from the Math at the Core series, pupils learn about Kapa cloth, which is made from bark. The video shows how much cloth one cup of bark makes. Then classmates, working in pairs, determine the number of cups of bark...
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For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Conversion solves a royal blunder. Using an animated video, the resource explores the importance of being able to convert measurements. Knowing the ratio of two measurements allows for the conversion between two measurement units. Pupils...
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Gimli Glider—Anecdotes for Chemistry Teachers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's the moral of this story? Units save lives! Teach measurement conversion through storytelling in a quick math-based lesson. Young scientists learn how one country's decision to swap from imperial to metric standard units caused an...
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time to discover a new dimension—dimensional analysis that is. After discussing the need for dimensional analysis, the video lesson describes the process by giving a general setup. The instructor then demonstrates examples in both...
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A Walk Down the Lane

For Teachers 9th Standards
Measure twice and compare once. Groups use a variety of measurement devices to measure a distance multiple times. Classmates create a box plot for each measurement device using the same scale. Using the graphs, the teams determine which...
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Linear Equations: Temperature Transitions

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Explore linear conversions using an engaging interactive lesson. Learners drag a point on a graph to discover the equivalent degrees in Fahrenheit and Celsius. Embedded questions highlight key features such as slope and the y-intercept.
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Conversion between Degrees and Radians: Clock Angles and Measures

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
It's 3:30, what radian is it? Pupils create clock angles on a clock and determine the radian measure to the minute hand. They then use a conversion factor to convert from one measurement to another.
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Six Trigonometric Functions and Radians: Degrees to Radians and Back Again!

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do degrees relate to radians? The interactive allows pupils to manipulate the size of an angle in a unit circle to help see that relationship. Users determine the radian measure for given degree measures of angles, realizing the...