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#### Variables Affecting Earth's Albedo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo.  In this environmental data analysis lesson students interpret and graph information and calculate changes.
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#### Making Variables More Concrete

For Teachers 8th - 10th
When teaching about the different types of variables, practice is the key.
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Bookstore Account

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We use debt often to describe negative numbers and your learners will be able to see how it translates into math. They will be asked to go through a series of transactions and make simple equations for each one, following it with a...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Triangular Tables

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Somewhat of a puzzle, this problem gets pre-algebra preteens to write an expression representing a seating chart using triangle-shaped tables. This single task is an applicable lesson for meeting sixth grade Common Core math standards....
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Solving Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
If you have two bags with an unknown number of tiles, represented by x, and you add three tiles to get seven total, you can set up a linear equation to represent the problem. Use this example and a few others to demonstrate how to solve...
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#### Designing Experiments - Procedures for Teachers

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students evaluate a hypothetical experimental design and attempt to improve upon it. In this scientific method lesson, students are presented with an experiment and are instructed to determine its flaws. They conduct their own experiment...
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PBS

#### Using Variables in Simple Equations

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
A Cyberchase clip shows Hacker creating a game show that uses a variable to find out how much power is produced by a gleamer bug. Follow the video with a lesson about using variables to solve equations. Terrific handouts and assessments...
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#### You Really "Affect" Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the effects of variables. They view a video which introduces the concepts, take part in an internet-based activity, then engage in a hands-on activity which allows them to practice what they have been studying.
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#### Functions - Intro and Inverses

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Define the terms domain, range, function, vertical limit test, and linear function notation with your class. They can then, graph several equations applying the vertical line test to determine which are and which are not functions, write...
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#### Chairs Around the Table

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Youngsters become flexible problem solvers with this challenging lesson. If there are 24 square tables in a restaurant, how many customers can be seated at one time? They can use manipulatives or draw pictures to help them find the...
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#### Balanced Equations

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your math class understand variables. This activity is for a visual learner. They will use weights and a balance scale to show how the sides of an equation are equal. Worksheet is included.
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#### Compound Inequalities and Graphing

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Put geometry skills to the test! Learners solve compound inequalities and then graph the inequalities on a coordinate plane using their geometric skills. They identify the slope and y-intercept in order to graph correctly. I like this...
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#### Solving Linear Equations

For Students 8th - 12th
In this linear equations activity, students solve linear equations for the variables with negatives and fractions. Students complete 28 problems.
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#### Solving for Missing Proportions

For Students 5th - 10th
In this missing proportions worksheet, students solve for the variables that appear in the proportions with one, two, and three digit numbers. Students complete 10 problems total.
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#### Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

For Students 7th - 8th
In this addition and subtraction of polynomials learning exercise, students simplify ten polynomial expressions by adding or subtracting whole numbers and variables with exponents.
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#### Graphing Linear Equations Cards

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
OK, so maybe graphing linear equations can be fun. This activity includes a set of linear equation cards to be cut and place face up on a table. Learners pick a card and match it to the correct graph card. This is a really fun way to...
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#### Linear Equations ax + b = c (A)

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Middle schoolers problem solve and calculate the answers to eighteen linear equations involving a variety of variables.
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#### Linear Equations

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle and high schoolers complete problems with linear equations and then graph the lines they represent. They complete eight problems.
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#### Make a Math Mascot

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Create a math mascot by identifying irrational and rational numbers. Learners will also solve linear equations.
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#### Solving Inequalities

For Students 6th - 7th
Middle schoolers solve 10 different problems that include multiplication and division of various inequalities. They determine how to make each inequality true. Pupils multiply or divide both sides of an inequality by any positive number...
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Illinois State Board of Education

#### Is It Linear?

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Math apprentices are introduced to the components of a linear relationship. In groups, they write story problems that incorporate this relationship and relates to the real world. They give their problem to the class for them to solve.
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#### Equation Word Problems, Vol. 1

For Students 5th - 8th
Learners solve word problems and regular number problems having to do with equations with variables. They complete 10 problems.
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#### Equation Word Problems, Vol. 2

For Students 5th - 8th
Use this equations activity to have your learners solve word problems containing equations with variables. They complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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#### Variable Problems

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers complete one and two digit number word problems containing variables. They complete 10 multiple choice questions.