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Piggy Bank vs. Bank – Choosing and Maintaining Your Account

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Cha-ching! Using the practical resource, scholars investigate the different types of bank accounts and banking services available. Pupils view a PowerPoint, practice writing checks, and complete a checking account research project.
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Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
How important is a credit score, anyway? Scholars view a PowerPoint and take notes about credit scores. Next, they write essays explaining their plans for achieving a good credit score.
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Women's History Minute: Katherine Johnson

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Launch a study of Katherine Johnson and her contributions to the NASA Space Program with a short video that introduces viewers to little-known information about the role she and other women played. The video also reveals the gender bias...
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Identity Theft and Credit Safety

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Deter, detect, defect. Pupils watch a PowerPoint presentation and video about identity theft and credit card safety, taking notes to use later. Next, they develop a plan for maintaining credit safety and write an essay about the topic. 
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Solve a One Step Equation With Decimals by Adding and Subtracting (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Apply decimal operations to solving equations. Learners first observe two examples of one-step linear equations being solved. They then watch as each equation is solved by either adding or subtracting decimals using strategies they...
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Solve a One Step Equation by Multiplying by Reciprocal (a/b)x=-c/d (Example)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
There is more than one way to solve an equation. Scholars watch as the presenter solves a one-step equation with fraction multiplication two different ways. Viewers see how to use a reciprocal to solve the equation and also how to clear...
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Solving One Step Equations Involving Decimals

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Reviewing material and learning new concepts can exist together. Learners watch as the video shows how to solve four equations containing decimals. Each one-step equation involves a different operation. Because each equation's solution...
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Solving One Step Equations Using Addition and Subtraction (Decimals)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Deal with an equation that is not all whole. Pupils watch as the short video shows solving two one-step equations containing decimals. One equation involves addition and the other subtraction. As with whole numbers, the decimal equations...
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STEM-gineers

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Have what it takes to be an inventor? After researching the life of a famous inventor or innovator, scholars brainstorm the characteristics of a successful innovator. They then take part in a project of their choice to learn about the...
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Tuck Shop

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Correct a misleading conclusion. Individuals review a set of data and a conclusion to determine what is wrong with the conclusion. Pupils then represent the data with an appropriate display. Finally, learners develop a correct conclusion...
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Taxi Cabs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Determine the cheapest way to the airport. Pupils read a scenario about trying to get 75 people to the airport using two different sizes of taxis. Learners calculate the number of smaller taxis needed given a number of large taxis and...
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Sports Bag

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lay it out using the least amount of material. Learners use the dimensions of a cylindrical sports bag to find out the size of pieces of material needed to sew them. The pupils find the best placement of the pieces to use the least...
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Spinner Bingo

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Create a winning card. Given a description of a bingo game using two spinners, pupils determine which of three cards has the greatest chance of winning. Scholars then determine which are the best numbers to put on their own cards to give...
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Security Camera

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Take an overall view of percentages. Pupils determine whether a shop owner's claim is correct about what percent of his shop is viewable from the installed security camera. Learners try to find whether there is a better location for the...
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Patchwork Cushions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find out if there are enough squares. Given diagrams for the first four figures in a sequence, pupils try to determine the next figure. Individuals find the number of square and triangle pieces of fabric that are required to make...
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Ice Cream

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Make sure there is enough ice cream on hand. Learners try to find out how much ice cream to buy for a sports event. Scholars use a pie chart showing the percent of a sample of people who like different flavors of ice cream. Using the...