Interactive
PBS

#### Map a Model Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Creating a solar system map is a snap thanks to a hands-on activity! Science scholars explore the solar system by building it wherever they choose during an interactive from PBS's Space series. Users pick both the location and scale for...
Activity
Curated OER

#### A Model Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If Earth is modeled by a grapefruit, what planet could be represented by a golf ball? This activity uses everyday and not-so-everyday objects to create a model of the Solar System.
Activity
Teach Engineering

#### Scale Model Project

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Try your hand at scale models. Scholars create a scale model of an object using a scale factor of their choice. As part of the project, they give presentations on their processes and calculations. This is the last installment of the...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Choosing a Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
There's a function for that! Scholars examine real-world situations to determine which type of function would best model the data in the 23rd installment of a 35-part module. It involves considering the nature of the data in addition to...
Lesson Plan

#### What Is a "Model"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Model the transfer of energy during a typical 24-hour period. Young scholars use a game-like approach to learning the patterns of heat transfer through the day and night. Groups of four exchange different tokens as the energy transfers...
Activity
Star Date

#### Solar System Scale Model Demonstration

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explore outer space and decorate your classroom with an astronomy project. Learners create a visual model with the creation of a scaled solar system using different sized balls.
Lesson Plan
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Brigham Young University

#### To-Scale Models

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Guided by their analysis of a scene, their initial sketches, and renderings, set designers begin to craft a scaled, 3-D model of the set of the play they have chosen.
Lesson Plan
Journey Through the Universe

#### The Voyage Scale Model Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists learn how to select a scale factor for a large scale model. Then they figure the scale for each of the planets and the distance between them. Finally, they construct a giant scale model of the solar system and answer...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Modeling Multiplication and Division of Fractions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create models to demonstrate multiplication and division of fractions. Using fraction tiles to model fractions, pupils explore fractions on a ruler and use pattern blocks to multiply and divide. They also create number lines with fractions.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Understanding Core Values Using the Frayer Model

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete the Frayer Model. In this literature lesson plan, students review the concept of theme in literature. Students identify major themes in books they've read. Students learn the attributes of the Frayer Model and then...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Build a Model Watershed

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Collaborative earth science groups create a working model of a watershed. Once it has been developed, you come along and introduce a change in land use, impacting the quality of water throughout their watershed. Model making is an...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Mathematical Modeling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study various types of mathematical models in this math lesson. Learners calculate the slope to determine the risk in a situation described. They respond to a number of questions and analyze their statistical data. Then, they determine...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Fraction Models

For Students 3rd - 4th
Approach fractions with these visual models which serve to reinforce numerators and denominators as well as simplifying improper fractions. Scholars examine segmented shapes and fill in a fraction to represent the shaded region. For the...
Interactive
PHET

#### Area Model Introduction

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Provide two views of multiplication. The introduction to an area model application has two modes. One mode shows the area of simple multiplication up to 12 by 12. The second mode shows how area models can be partitioned leading to the...
Interactive
PHET

#### Area Model Algebra

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Expand the pupils knowledge of using area models to algebra. The interactive allows learners to use the same procedure of getting partial products when multiplying multi-digit numbers to multiplying polynomials. Scholars see how the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Silica Tetrahedron Model

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Very simply, pairs of learners construct a model of the tetrahedral silica structure using raisins and toothpicks. They dip it into a soapy solution and then blow a bubble "atom" into its center. The lesson plan gives instructions that...
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Flipped Math

#### Modeling with Graphs

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Create a graph for anything in the world. Pupils continue to work with graphs that model situations. The learners analyze different graphs to answer questions about the scenario along with finding equations of graphs. Scholars use...
App
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Model Me Kids

#### Model Me Going Places 2

For Students K - 12th
Social stories are wonderful teaching tools specifically designed for learners with Asperger's, autism, PDD-NOS, non-verbal learning disabilities, or other developmental disabilities. They are used to model appropriate social behaviors...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### A Model of the Sea-floor

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students create a paper model to illustrate sea-floor spreading.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Area Model of Multiplication Using Base 10 Manipulatives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore two-digit multiplication with your class as they work in groups to build models of two-digit multiplication using base 10 manipulatives. They construct rectangles replacing standard numbers with equivalent place values using the...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Historical Models of Atoms

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does the past have to do with today? Young scientists find that answer as they learn more about past chemists and their significant contributions to the field. Pupils use the Internet to research historical figures and create a...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Interpreting Division of a Fraction by a Whole Number—Visual Models

For Teachers 6th Standards
Divide fractions just like a model does. Pupils visualize the division of a fraction by a whole number by creating models. Scholars make the connection between dividing by a whole number and multiplication before practicing the skill...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Modeling Division of Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math lesson plan. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that...
Lesson Plan
Journey Through the Universe

#### A Scale Model Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Between the time scientists discovered Pluto and reclassified it as a dwarf planet, it did not even make one full revolution around the sun. In two activities, scholars investigate scale models and their properties. Pupils find that it...