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Conversion Factors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this conversion factors worksheet, students convert 15 measurements from one unit in the SI system of measurement to another unit. Students show their work and indicate the unit of measurement. Conversion factors are given.
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Conversion Factors

For Students 9th - 12th
In this conversion factor instructional activity, students convert 15 problems within the SI system of measurement. They show their work and indicate the proper units.
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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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Conversion Factors 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Converting from moles to number of particles doesn't have to be difficult! Watch as a video briefly explains the concept of conversion factors. It uses a more common conversion of miles to feet as an example to introduce conversion factors.
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Metric System Conversion Factors

For Students 6th - 12th
In this metric system conversion worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to convert metric and English units. There are 5 metric to metric problems and 10 metric to English problems.
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Using Conversion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...
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Conversion Factors

For Students 8th - 12th
In this conversion factors worksheet, students read word problems, convert them to equations, and compute the answer.  They determine the distance between two points and find the cost to travel a predetermined distance.  Students...
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Metric to Imperial Capacity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From pints to milliliters or gallons to liters, a conversion is just one operation away. Using a series of examples, a lesson presentation demonstrates how to convert standard and metric units of volume. After the presentation,...
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Forms, States, and Conversions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Searching for a way to integrate multiple concepts of energy conversion while captivating a middle school audience? This lesson presents topics related to potential and kinetic energy and offers the ability to allow pupil interaction. 
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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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Chemistry Lesson: The Metric System and Conversions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Provide class members with an opportunity to fully understand chemistry conversions with this short, yet engaging video segment. It covers the metric system, when and how to use prefixes, and how to convert between metric units.     ...
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Greatest Common Factor, Monomials

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Model how to find the greatest common factor of monomial expressions with a video that works through three examples. The first is a constant, the second a single variable expression, and the third is a multivariable example.
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Conversions and Equations Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this conversions and equations worksheet, students balance equations, write equations and convert from grams to moles and molecules to moles.
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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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Conversion Factors 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A mole of dollars for winning the lottery? The second part of the Conversion Factors video prompts to viewers watch as the instructor converts dollars per second to dollars per year. Now, if we could only win the lottery!
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Converting Mass to Amount

For Students 11th - 12th
In this mass worksheet, students determine the number of moles from a given molar mass and volume being sure that they use the correct conversion factors. This worksheet has 12 problems to solve.
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Chemistry Worksheet 5251

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, students determine two conversion factors for each relationship given. Then they convert each statement as indicated. Students also convert each of the examples using the metric conversion chart.
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Conversion Graphs

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Add a new method of converting units to your repertoire! A video lesson describes how to use a graph to convert units. The lesson focuses on miles-to-kilometers and kilometers-to-miles conversions but applies to any type of conversion.
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Unit Conversions-Energy, Power, Flux

For Students 8th - 10th
In this unit conversion worksheet, students solve 4 problems given a list of conversion factors for units of energy, power and flux.
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Sig Figs, Scientific Notation, Conversion factors Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
In this significant figures worksheet, students determine how many significant figures the given numbers have, round numbers to the appropriate number of significant figures, and express numbers in scientific notation. This worksheet has...
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Radian Measure: Unit Circle Conversions

For Students 10th - 12th
Individuals investigate the relationship between radian and angle measurements by using an interactive to find the angle measurement for given radian measures. Users answer questions to convert between the two measurements.
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Chem 1180-Sample Exam 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Young chemists will be able to demonstrate their understanding of VSEPR theory and Lewis Structures. This comprehensive exam asks them to make unit conversions, calculate density, and focuses mostly on diagramming and recognizing the...
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Converting Metric Units for Volume

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The capacity for learning is great. Develop the conversion factors for metric capacities with a video presentation. The lesson narrator describes the origin of the factors and then shows how to convert between metric volume units.
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Real Life Chemistry (for the Business World)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this real life chemistry worksheet, 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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Grade 5 Math Module 1, Topic A, Lesson 4

For Teachers 5th Standards
Convert with exponents. The fourth lesson 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 exponents....
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How to Find the LCM and GCF

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Two students have a conversation about the least common multiple (LCM) and greatest common factor (GCF). They briefly describe and give examples of how to find both the LCM and GCF. Note: The dialogue may be difficult to understand,...
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Chemistry: Real Life Chemistry (for the Business World)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this real life chemistry activity, students are given 4 conversion factors and they solve 7 problems using the given conversion factors. They find the number of "widgets" and "watzits" needed to complete a "system". They find their...
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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...
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Notebook to Trees

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How much does recycling save? Given conversion factors, pupils calculate the number of trees that using notebooks made from 50 percent recycled materials would save. The calculations use the average number of notebooks used each year for...
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Metric System and Unit Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this metric system and unit analysis worksheet, students use conversion factors of the metric system to convert from one unit to another unit. They complete 11 problems showing the conversion factor they use and the process.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Convey to your pupils the importance of units, then show how to use dimensional analysis to perform a unit conversion. The math lesson includes detailed worked-out solutions to guide learners in their practice.
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Converting Imperial Capacity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do your classes know how many pints are in the gallon of milk in their fridges? A video presentation explains the conversion factor between pints and gallons and demonstrates how to convert between the two measurements. Learners then...
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Scientific Measurement and Conversion

For Students 8th - 12th
In this measurement worksheet, students review the rules of dimensional analysis and then determine if the 3 equations given follow the dimensional analysis rules.
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Unit Conversions III

For Students 7th - 10th
In this unit conversions worksheet, students solve 13 problems using given conversion factors to convert measurements from one unit of measurement to another.
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Are U Nuts?

For Students 8th - 10th
In this conversion learning exercise, students solve 9 problems where they convert from one unit of measurement to another using a given table with conversion factors.
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Dimensional Analysis #2

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students solve ten conversion problems where they find moles, mass, and molecules using dimensional analysis.
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Overruled

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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Chemistry Midterm Practice Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
A comprehensive practice exam, this resource covers many areas of chemistry. The test includes 71 multiple choice questions on topics such as problem solving, chemical equations, chemical formulas, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and...
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 10th
In this mathematics activity, learners apply dimensional analysis to solving each problem. They identify the conversion factor and describe a unique characteristic of a conversion factor. Students also identify the unit in the final...
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Metric to Imperial Length

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Metric and standard units both have their place. Scholars learn to convert between the two systems of units using a helpful video lesson. The narrator demonstrates conversions between metric and standard units of lengths. Once mastered,...
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Molar Conversions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Start stoichiometry scholars off on the path to success with a short video. The narrator of this interesting video guides viewers through the concepts of the mole, molar mass, and Avogadro's number. Additional topics include converting...
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How Do You Use Dimensional Analysis to Convert Units on Both Parts of a Rate?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
The video just before this lesson showed how to do unit analysis and rate conversions. This lesson also shows conversion of unit rates, feet, miles, seconds, hours. So pay attention and learn how to figure out how many feet per second...
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What's Faster than a Speeding Cheetah

For Students 6th
In this top speed data chart activity, 6th graders identify and complete 8 different problems that include the comparison of top speeds. First, they use the data to determine where each speedster listed on the left will end up after...
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WS 1.6 Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
For this conversions worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to convert from one metric unit to another and from the English system of measurement to the metric system.
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Metric Conversions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Practice units and conversions with this activity. Many types of measurements are used such as meters, liters and seconds, and simple numbers allow one level conversion.
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Metric Units for Mass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't make conversions a tonne of work! Use the quick video lesson to demonstrate conversions between grams, kilograms, and tonnes. Learners then use the practice problems to master the concept.
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Conversions between Degrees and Radians: Charting Hours in the Day

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Forget hours, divide the day into radians instead. Class members convert the angles in a pie chart of daily activities into radian measures. They add angle measures for multiple activities then determine a relationship between the radian...
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Conversion between Degrees and Radians: Arc and Radians Relationship

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How are arc lengths and radians related? An interactive resource demonstrates the relationship as pupils create arc lengths in a unit circle and compare them to the angle measurements. Questions ask individuals to build upon this...
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Conversion Word Problems

For Students 10th - 11th
In this conversion word problem worksheet, student read statements and determine the unit cost. They solve simple problems involving metric and customary units. This one-page worksheet contains seven word problems.
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Math Skills: Conversions

For Students 8th - 10th
In this conversions worksheet, students use metric unit conversions to solve fifteen word problems that involve converting from one unit to another.
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Unit Conversions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this conversions activity, students solve eighteen unit conversion problems. They convert from the English system of measurement to the metric system and they convert from metric measurements to other metric measurements.
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Metric Mania Conversion Practice

For Students 10th - 12th
In this metric conversion worksheet, students convert from one metric unit to another using the ladder method of converting. They also compare measurements in different units and determine their relationship.
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Metric Mania-English to Metric Conversions

For Students 7th - 9th
In this unit conversions worksheet, students convert from the English system of measurement to the metric system and from the metric system to the English system.
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Conversion Factors Data

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this mathematics worksheet, students use this as a resource for looking up conversion tables for mathematical and scientific data.
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What is a Nanometer?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teams learn about the size of a nanometer by measuring objects and converting those measurements. A worksheet then tests the groups' abilities to use nanometers by having them determine the size of objects that are too small to measure. 
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Ecology, Nutrient Cycles, Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
You will get much mileage out of this resource. It is three presentations in one! Standard general ecology information is included within these 69 slides. The first segment deals with levels of organization, biotic and abiotic factors,...
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Converting Measures

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Convert your lessons to include a must-see video that is informative and helpful. Scholars watch an engaging YouTube video that focuses on unit conversions. It shows how to identify and use the correct conversion factor, expressed as a...
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Conversions and Balancing Equations Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this conversions and balancing equations worksheet, students solve 3 problems. One is converting between grams, moles and atoms. The other two are balancing equations and writing products of a reaction.
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Conversion Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
In this conversion worksheet, students fill in 10 blanks, determine if 5 statements are true or false, and match 3 terms with the appropriate definitions. Students answer questions about conversions factors and their equivalences,...
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Metric to English Conversion

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, middle schoolers complete charts by measuring items in both inches and centimeters. Students perform the indicated division to find the conversion factor needed to change between units of measurement.
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Unit Conversions

For Students 7th - 12th
In this unit conversions worksheet, students practice converting measurements using conversion factors. This worksheet has 12 fill in the blank questions.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this conversions worksheet, students solve 10 word problems using dimensional analysis. A table with conversions factors are given.
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Metric Conversion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your learners will appreciate having this visual presentation that explains a very simple stair-step method to use when doing metric conversions. The plentiful, guided practice problems are set up nicely in the PowerPoint so as to...
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Data Transfer

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A question to ask your class is, How fast is your Internet? That depends on the data transfer rate (DTR), which is the unit rate used in this activity. Math students will calculate how long it takes to download a music file and a video...
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From Another Dimension

For Teachers 9th - 12th 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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Determination of the Density of Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils use a eureka can or measuring cylinder to determine the density of an irregular solid in the eighth lesson in a series of 11. They measure the mass and volume in order to properly calculate the density through conversion factors.
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Moles Review Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
In this moles activity, students convert from moles to atoms, atoms to moles, grams to moles and molecules to moles. They use Avogadro's number to convert from moles of a substance to molecules or atoms.
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Unit Conversions

For Students 7th - 9th
In this unit conversion instructional activity, students covert units from the English system of measurement to the metric system of measurement and from the metric system to the English system. They are given the necessary conversion...
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Unit Conversion 2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this unit conversion learning exercise, students solve 10 problems using conversion factors to find their answers. They express their answers using scientific notation with the proper number of significant figures.
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Math 7- 40 week Get 1 Share 1 Review

For Students 7th - 8th
Week 40- Review learning exercise. Many skills are covered: measurement conversion, number sense, GCF, angles, function tables, surface area of a cylinder, solve equations with addition or subtraction, and only one or two problems to...
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Grade Four Mix 4

For Students 4th
In this 4th grade math review worksheet, 4th graders solve 50 problems regarding graphing, measurement conversions, perimeter, area, factors, prime numbers, and passage of time.
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Grade Four Mix 5

For Students 4th
In this 4th grade math review activity, 4th graders solve 50 problems regarding graphing, measurement conversions, perimeter, area, factors, prime numbers, and passage of time.
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First Consequences of FTS

For Teachers 8th Standards
Challenge the young mathematicians to find the exact coordinates of a dilated point. The fifth segment in a 16-part series introduces the class to the converse of the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity. Scholars use the theorem to find...
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Model Solar System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sun's diameter is 864,337 miles—challenge learners to create a scale model of the solar system that fits in your classroom. Scholars make conversions and work with scientific notation as they create the scale model. 
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Review Sheets: Introductory Physical Science

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
This hybrid activity connects mathematics to a science class. Learners practice solving problems that involve making a variety of conversions. An assortment of questions hits all the calculations needed for a middle school or beginning...
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Conversions

For Students 8th - 11th
Practicing decimals and units, your class will convert amounts in grams, milliliters, ounces, and speed in miles per hour to nanometers per second.  Given five more problems, pupils will also practice calculating relative densities,...
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The Unit Factor and Dimensional Analysis

For Students 8th - 10th
In this unit factor and dimensional analysis worksheet, students read about how to convert from one unit to another using unit factors and how to work with square units and cubic units using dimensional analysis. They practice solving...
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Conditional Statements and Converses

For Students 9th
In this conditional statements and converses worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 10 various types of statements as instructed. First, they identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the conditional statement given. Then, students...
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Unit Multipliers

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
How many yards are in 360 inches? Pupils answer this question with the help of a video lesson. The instructor uses dimensional analysis to complete the conversion. 
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Converting Amount to Mass

For Students 10th - 12th
In this elements instructional activity, students practice converting a given amount of an element to the mass using its molar mass. This instructional activity has 12 problems to solve.
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Density and Conversions Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this density and conversions worksheet, students solve 4 problems including 2 density problems and 2 conversion problems. These include metric conversions.
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Efficiency of Energy Conservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three versions of the same lesson are explained in this writeup intended to investigate the energy conversion efficiency of your school's photovoltaic system. The first requirement then, is access to a solar system. You also need...
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Significant Figures, Scientific Notation and Conversions Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this significant figures, conversions and scientific notation worksheet, learners solve 5 problems. Three include identifying significant figures and writing numbers in scientific notation. One is a unit conversion problem and the...
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Chemistry First Marking Period Review

For Students 10th - 12th
In this chemistry review learning exercise, students review terms and concepts covered. Students practice metric conversions, factor labeling, temperature conversions, heat calculations, atomic structure, and gas laws. This learning...
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Unit Conversion Exercises

For Students 8th - 10th
In this unit conversion and radiation instructional activity, students are given a chart with basic unit conversions for calculating radiation dosages. Students use the conversion factors to solve 7 problems.
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Prefixes and Equalities

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Use metric prefixes to increase or decrease a basic measurement unit by ten using the metric system of measurement. Compare the metric system to the American system of measurement. As you progress through these concepts, you will find...
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Calculations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this calculations worksheet, high schoolers express numbers in scientific notation and determine the number of significant figures. Students find conversion factors to change units. This worksheet has 8 word problems.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 7th - 10th
In this word problem activity, students use the factor label to solve the 5 word problems. Students must state what they have, what they are looking for, and then the conversion factor they will use to solve the problem.
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Factor Conversion

For Students 7th - 12th
In this factor worksheet, students practice doing factor conversions of time, length, speed, and weight. This worksheet has 12 word problems to solve.
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Efficiency of Energy Conversion

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine the efficiency of energy conversion as a consequence of the laws of thermodynamics by measuring the power radiated by a light bulb. Students compare the electric power input and the power radiated in order to calculate...
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Examine Economic Factors That Influence Human Migration Along the U.S/Mexican Border

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars bring in their own article about immigration and how it is affecting their community. They summarize their article and brainstorm reasons why someone would immigrate to another country. They discuss push and pull factors.
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SI Units and Conversions Between Them

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this SI units and conversion learning exercise, students are given five problems to solve. They convert from one SI unit to another.
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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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Wind Turbine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists know wind is a renewable resource, but is it an efficient one? Scholars adjust the propeller diameter on a wind turbine, the wind speed, and the conversion efficiency within range to learn about the efficiency of these...
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Scientific Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this measurements worksheet, students answer 26 problems about measurement. These include questions about uncertainty, conversion problems, density and the international system of units.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert made up unit to other units using dimensional analysis. They are given conversion factors for the units.
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Floor Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multi-step problem has learners finding the actual area based on a scale drawing and then converting units at the end. Two different solution choices are listed depending on the preference on which step to start first. Both methods can...
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Time Problems and Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
In this time problems and dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert 10 problems from one unit of measurement to another using the process of dimensional analysis. They use conversion factors to solve for the unknown units.
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Nursing Math Worksheet

For Students Higher Ed
For this nursing math worksheet, students solve 16 problems using metric conversions. They determine quantities of medications given to patients and amount of medications given through simple metric conversions.
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Cooking Up Something Good

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compare and convert units of measurement within the United States customary system and within the metric system by baking cookies. Students discuss how to double the cookie recipe, how to make only half of the recipe,...
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Choice of Unit

For Students 8th Standards
Explore using units with scientific notation to communicate numbers effectively. Individuals choose appropriate units to express numbers in a real-life situation. In this 13th lesson plan of 15, participants convert numbers in scientific...
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Loop-the-Loop

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What prevents a roller coaster from falling when it goes upside down? Scholars experiment with a roller coaster simulation controlling the mass of the coaster, the height of the hill, and the radius of the loop. They learn which factors...
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Converting among Metric Units

For Students 7th - 10th
In this metric conversion worksheet, students convert twelve metric measurements using conversion factors to show their work.
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Perhaps one of the most detailed presentations on the scientific method, these 42 slides begin with a definition of science and end step-by-step solutions to five metric conversion problems. In between, individual segments of the...
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WS 1.6 Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis instructional activity, students solve nine problems by converting form one metric unit to another and converting from the English system to the metric system using the process of dimensional analysis.
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Are U Still Nuts?

For Students 7th - 9th
In this unit conversion worksheet, students solve 3 problems using conversion factors to find the given measurements in the new unit of measurement.
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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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Advertising Conversation

For Students 4th - 8th
Are you struggling to get a rich discussion going between your learners? Use these questions to spark a natural conversation about advertising and the media. Learners pair up, and each speaker gets a different set of questions to ask...
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Solving Application Problems Involving Units of Volume

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Present your pupils with this word problem involving units of volume. Sal utilizes his understanding of units of volume to determine if the blood bank made its goal at the blood drive. Ratio reasoning is used to convert the units. Great...
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Seed Adaptations for Dispersal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After a grand conversation about seeds, adaptation, and dispersal, scholars work collaboratively to examine seeds and record their findings on a four-column chart.  Small groups share their observations and further discuss seed...
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Unit Conversion Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
In this unit conversion worksheet, high schoolers solve 15 problems by using conversion factors to find their answers. They show all their work and express their answers in scientific notation with the proper number of significant figures.
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Dimensional Analysis WS

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert numbers from scientific notation to standard notation and from standard notation to scientific notation. They indicate the number of significant figures. They convert from one...
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What Can We Measure about Chemicals?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this measurement and converting worksheet, students solve ten problems using dimensional analysis to convert from one unit of measurement to another.
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Mass Mass to Count Count

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students select the appropriate mole conversion factor card, calculate the number of moles from the number of grams collected in the laboratory and calculate the number of molecules or formula units from the number of moles.
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Conversion between Decimals, Fractions, Percentages - Step-By-Step Lesson

For Students 5th Standards
A helpful math worksheet, intended as a guided lesson, walks young mathematicians through the process of converting the decimal 0.75 to a fraction and percent.
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Total Daily Calories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of calories. In this calories lesson plan, students calculate their Basal Metabolic Rate. Students determine the number of calories they burn each day. Students use a conversion factor of fat to calories to...
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Student Workbook: Geometry and Measurement

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
The volume of this geometry packet is obtuse! Packed with every topic and type of problem learned in the class, each page is nicely organized by section and contains a worksheet and sometimes reference examples. 
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Crude Conversation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze text and maps in determining the effect the world's energy resources have on human society, and make charts illustrating at least three ways each resource makes life easier for human society.
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Part Five: Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars read and become familiar with peaceful protests detailed in the story, Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Jim Haskins. Pupils reexamine the tale and use the Six Steps to Nonviolent Direct Action in...
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Metric Rules

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the metric rules.  In this metric rules lesson, students collect data on various linear objects.  Students convert English units to metric units and vice versa.  Students determine conversion factors between inches and...
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Conversion to Moles, Grams, and Atoms Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this chemistry conversion learning exercise, students convert to moles, grams, and atoms as they respond to 5 short answer questions.
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Dimensional Analysis Worksheet

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students solve six word problems using dimensional analysis to solve for an unknown. These include finding density, and converting from one unit to another. They also categorize samples as...
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Environmental Decision Making

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Pupils participate in a board game activity in which landing on a space called "Decision Card" presents them with a land-use situation to consider and decide how to act. In order to advance in Hydropoly, players must think critically and...
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Climate Change Around the World

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Look at climate change around the world using graphical representations and a hands-on learning simulation specified to particular cities around the world. Using an interactive website, young scientists follow the provided directions to...
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Ratio, Scale, and Proportion

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Converting units is an excellent example of how math relates to our everyday tasks. The resource prompts mathematicians to use baking, cooking, and other daily activities to discover how to make larger quantities of each ratio or recipe.
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Richter Scale

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 12th lesson in a series of 20 opens with a demonstration of exponential functions using pasta. This concept is connected to the Richter Scale, which is also an exponential function. Scholars compare the exponential scale that...
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The Energy Efficiency of Heating Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can a small change in laboratory procedures save energy? Scholars test three different methods for heating water in a science lab. Then, they calculate the energy efficiency for each and compare them to determine which uses the least...
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Arithmetic of Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every great chemistry teacher has a stoichiometry toolbox full of lessons designed to chisel away at misconceptions and confusion. It's time to make room for something new! Incorporate a brief but detailed video that walks junior...
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Measuring Lesson Plans and Metric System Conversions

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students may review measurement, and metric system conversions by measuring one another and the world around them.
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The Many Faces of Energy

For Students 8th - 10th
In this energy worksheet, students are given a table of the many measurements of energy. They solve 6 problems converting from one measurement of energy to another using the conversion factors given.
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Volume, Mass, and Weight

For Teachers 5th
Study the difference between mass and weight. Your math group will compare the weight of an item to the amount of space that it uses. They'll then use conversion factors to find the difference between kilograms and pounds. Essential...
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Matho44 Rate Factor Exploration

For Students 9th
In this Algebra I worksheet, 9th graders practice unit conversion by writing and solving a story problem for rates that have five different units.  The two page worksheet contains five problems.  Answers are not included. 
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Metric/English Conversions

For Students 7th - 8th
In this math worksheet, students convert between metric and English units of measurement. A conversion factor must be used, however, they are not included on the worksheet. Answers are printed at the bottom of the page.
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Fuel Efficiency

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Looking for a real-world situation to practice converting units? In this problem, learners must change miles per gallon to liters per km (or vice versa) to determine which car gets better gas miileage. It is a relatively short problem,...
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Chemistry: Intro to Stoichiometry with Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do grilled cheese sandwiches have to do with chemistry? Show your class the answer and introduce them to stoichiometry using an intriguing video from the Socratica chemistry playlist. Through an easy example—making a grilled cheese...
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Environmental Sciences

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
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The Carbon Crunch

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Carbon is in the air; should we care? Teach the class why it is important to pay attention to carbon levels and how the world population and various countries across the globe affect the carbon levels in the atmosphere. High schoolers...
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Clearing the bar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the critical physical factors that determine potential success in pole vault.   In this secondary math/science lesson, students calculate velocity for time and distance measurements as they demonstrate an ability to...
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Metric Conversions Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
In this metric activity, students examine conversion factors for length, mass, volume and area. Definitions of prefixes and metric abbreviations are identified.
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How Large is a Mole of M&M's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers calculate whether or not a mole of M&M's fill their high school. They practice factor-labeling, define a mole, and calculate the number of cubic feet per mole of M&M's. To answer the question they measure and...
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Athletics and Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How might genetic testing impact and transform the nature of athletic sports? After reading a New York Times article on genetic testing for children to determine athletic ability, class members are broken into groups and take on the...
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Gravitational Potential and Kinetic Energy

For Students 9th - 12th
What are the factors that affect the gravitational potential energy? Use the video to describe the process of calculating GPE and how it is converted to kinetic energy. 
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Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this science and engineering worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to solve each of the problems stated on the sheet. They illustrate their work and how they arrived at their answers by using significant figures for their final...
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Science Worksheets

For Students 8th - 12th
If you need an array of worksheets to augment your science lessons, peruse a collection of assignments that is sure to fit your needs. With topics such as metric conversion, the scientific method, textbook features, research skills,...
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Pen Pals

For Students 6th - 8th
It's always nice to hear from friends. Your budding mathematicians read letters from pen pals and convert customary measurements into metric units and vice versa. They also write letters to an imaginary pen pal using metric units.
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College and Career Readiness Mathematics B1

For Students 10th - 12th
Math was easier before it got mixed up with the alphabet. A 10-page test covers material from multiple years of high school math. Scholars demonstrate knowledge across domains with a mixture of short answer and applied problems.
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Pressure Conversions

For Students 11th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, students convert pressure measurements from one unit to another. They complete 6 problems and 2 short answer questions on pressure.
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Conversions at Sea

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students demonstrate problem solving skills. Students complete word problems requiring unit conversions. They convert both metric and standard units. Students must determine necessary information to solve problems.
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Convert This!

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use conversion factors to solve problems. In this algebra lesson, students convert between Metric and English Units. They measure different objects and using both systems in their units.
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Factor Labeling

For Students 7th - 12th
For this factoring worksheet, students express numbers as a 3 significant digit number in scientific notation. Students practice converting mass, volume, and length. This worksheet has 3 problems to solve.
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Metric Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
For this metric worksheet, students convert the measurements to the given units. Students calculate density or mass of given problems. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Chemistry Basics Practice Exam

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry practice activity, learners solve sixteen problems including identifying chemical and physical changes, calculating numbers with significant figures, naming compounds and writing formulas and converting from one unit to...
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College and Career Readiness Mathematics C2

For Students 10th - 12th
Scholars apply knowledge learned over their high school math courses in order to determine their college readiness. The 20-page resource emphasizes applied problem solving.
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Factoring a Degree Six Polynomial

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Within collaborative groups, scholars factor a degree six polynomial. They can factor the polynomial using many different strategies — a great way to prompt mathematical discussion.
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The Right Balance: Mixing Energy Resources

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A class discussion of the various combinations of energy resources used in our country opens this lesson. In cooperative groups, learners analyze data on conversion efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions for different combinations....
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Mass vs. Weight

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Why do you weigh more in space? Each individual in your class explores this question and others as they determine the mass and weight of different objects using two types of scales. They perform conversions and discuss their results,...
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Anita's Way to Add Fractions with Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Could you develop your own way to add fractions with unlike denominators? An in-depth task has scholars examine a fictional conversation between several people in which they discuss a method of adding fractions with unlike denominators....
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Using Scientific Evidence to Make Community Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring awareness to community planning issues with the help of two readings detailing Hurricane Floyd. After reading, scholars take part in a grand conversation about how the hurricane affected Greenville City and relate it to planning...
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Basic Needs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars take part in a grand conversation about the basic needs of living things. Working collaboratively, pupils brainstorm and identify similarities to come to the conclusion that the environment meets the needs of all living things. 
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Land Purchases in US History

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scientific notation is a valuable tool for scientists and historians! Provided with information about the major land purchases in US history, learners compare the value of each acquisition. The lesson plan requires unit conversions using...
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Copyrights and Wrongs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ensure that your class knows all about giving credit where credit is due. Engage their interest with a brief conversation about creative work and a quick video about responsible use of the work of others. Then, give them some time in...
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Land Purchases in U.S. History

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Go back in time and do the math for the major land purchases in US history. An activity testing skills in scientific notation and exponent rules allows learners to research the three major land purchases and use those findings for their...
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Poisoned Picnic

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A group of teachers attended a picnic; ten became sick and another four died. Young scholars must solve the mystery of what happened. They research the river, waste water treatment plant, each food that was served, and environmental...
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Sociology

For Students 9th - 12th
What exactly does sociology entail? Sociology is a broad field that covers many topics, including culture, mass media, and social movements. A helpful handout prepares scholars for typical writing found in college-level sociology...
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Do You Have the Temperture?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders collect and analyze data.  In this Algebra I instructional activity, 9th graders investigate the relationship between temperatures as measured in the Fahrenheit and Celsius scale.  Students use linear regression to explore...
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Free Fall…From SPACE!/Nanotechnology in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Provide the details about Felix Baumgartner's sky jump from the far reaches of our atmosphere, 39,045 meters up! Then get your physics free fallers to evaluate the factors that played a role in his acceleration, the time to reach maximum...
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Mixed Conversions

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math instructional activity, students find the values for the metric conversions for the three different exercises. The conversion chart is listed at the top of the page.
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Dimensional Analysis Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert given measurements in the metric system to the English system of measurement using dimensional analysis and equivalence factors. They also covert from the English system to the...
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Metric Madness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scholars learn about the metric system and produce a presentation on how to convert within the metric system. They then develop a brochure in support of legislation requiring the use of the metric system.
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Middle School Mathematics 5

For Students 7th - 9th
A middle school test contains two 40-minute sections covering material through algebra. All questions involve applied problem solving or mathematical analysis.
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Vitamins

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine the amount of vitamin C present in 3 samples of juice stored in various light conditions. In this vitamin lesson plan, students investigate the amount of vitamin C present in juice exposed to different quantities...
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How Fast Can You Go?

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Learners investigate force and speed. For this physics lesson, learners construct model cars in small groups and perform experiments to identify what factors influence speed and force.
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Energy and Work: Transformation Through Engines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a webquest on an energy source they chose. In this physics instructional activity, students design an experiment to determine the factors affecting potential and kinetic energy. They calculate speed and create distance...
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Chemical Calculations

For Students 10th - 12th
In this chemical calculations worksheet, students fill in 7 blanks with appropriate terms. They determine if 7 statements are true or false, they match 5 conversion problems to their solutions and they solve 2 stoichiometry problems...
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Mole-Mass and Mole-Volume Relationships

For Students 10th - 12th
In this mole conversion worksheet, students fill in 5 blanks, indicate if 4 statements are true or false, match 5 terms with the appropriate definitions, and solve 4 conversion problems. Students solve problems including molar volume,...
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Let's Graph It!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students graph the height of others in centimeters and inches, find the slope of line in order to calculate the conversion factor between centimeters and inches.
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Facing Risk: Journalists and their Families

For Students 9th - 12th
Facing Risk is a powerful film that urges journalists who are committed to reporting from the world's hotspots to engage in difficult but essential conversations with their families before leaving on assignment. Interviews with kidnapped...
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Units of Measure

For Students 6th - 7th
In this units of measure worksheet, students solve and complete 5 various types of word problems. First, they define all units of measure as described in the table. Then, students convert the left column to the units requested in the...
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Could King Kong Exist?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The title says it all: Could King Kong exist? Investigate how increasing the dimensions of an object affects its surface area and volume to mathematically conclude whether a creature with the weight and height of King Kong could actually...
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What van Leeuwenhoek Saw

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When van Leeuwenhoek saw cells and single-celled organisms for the first time, he knew these small things were a big deal! Share his discoveries with young learners through a narrated video, model-building activity, and scale study....
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Making Scale Drawings Using the Ratio Method

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Is that drawn to scale? Capture the artistry of geometry using the ratio method to create dilations. Mathematicians use a center and ratio to create a scaled drawing. They then use a ruler and protractor to verify measurements. 
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Integer Combinations—Postage Stamps Problem (HS Version)

For Students 8th - 9th Standards
It seems the post office has run out of stamps! Learners build all the values of postage available if the post office only sells five- and seven-cent stamps. The task provides an opportunity to create an expression in two variables and...
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Sewing

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sew up your unit on operations with decimals using this assessment task. Young mathematicians use given rules to determine the amount of fabric they need to sew a pair of pants. They must also fill in a partially complete bill for...
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Integer Combinations—Postage Stamps Problem (MS Version)

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Number patterns can seem mysterious. Help your learners unravel these mysteries as they complete an intriguing task. Through examination, collaborative groups determine that they are able to produce all integers above a certain value by...
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Making Moon Craters

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Create an egg-citing study of energy. Pupils investigate the effect of height and mass on the overall amount of energy of a falling object. The fourth segment in a six-part series on energy uses a weighted egg falling from different...
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Math: Gears and Wheels

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders solve problems involving linear and angular speed. Using information about a compact disc, they solve the problem using multiple rates and conversion factors. Students also solve additional problems involving bicycle...
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Solutions and Colloids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are not part of the solution, the supernate, or the precipitate, then are you in suspension? The detailed presentation covers everything about colloids, solutions, and suspensions at a high school level. The informative resource...
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Mole Problem

For Students 11th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet, students complete one problem in which they must determine how many atoms are present in 1 gallon of gasoline. Answers provided.
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How Do You Turn a Percent Into a Fraction?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Change decimals to percent, fractions to decimals, percentages to fractions, etc. Remember how to do all of these conversions? It gets so confusing. Move the decimal to the right? Make it a fraction over 100? Multiply by? Oh my! So watch...
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Frontline Muslims: Overview of Muslim History and the Spread of Islam from the 7th to the 21st century

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students gain insight into how and when Islam was spread to various regions from the 7th century to today. They are able to identify and asses the importance of cultural and political factors in the spread of Islam and the effect it has...
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Saxon Math Course 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...
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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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Issues of Asylum in the U.S.

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who gets to come to the United States? Examine cases of individuals seeking asylum with an informative reading passage that includes examples, statistics, and representations of public opinion regarding asylum. Groups then go on to...
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Is This House a Home?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students use Excel to create a model house. In this measurement lesson, students log information about the different measurements involved in building a model house using a spreadsheet.  They compare the real measurement of their model...
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How Big is Barbie?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students measure various dimensions of a male and a female dolls body and scale them proportionally to average human measurements. They calculate the appropriate scale factor (magnitude) to enlarge their doll and apply that scale factor...
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The Solar System Walk

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A unique instructional activity on the solar system, and some of the mathematics associated with it, is here for your high schoolers. Pupils are put into groups of four, and each group is assigned one of the planets from our solar...
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Expression Exchange

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Bank on your ability to write equivalent expressions. Scholars use an interactive to create expressions using coins. They then convert these to algebraic expressions and figure out how to evaluate them. A game with various difficulty...
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Interpreting Tables and Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Intrigue learners by showing them that they can help save the planet—using math! Participants evaluate environmental data presented in tables and graphs. They must use the data to write a newspaper article in order to share the...
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Refugees: International Law and U.S. Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the ways America has opened its borders to international refugees, and the ways other countries have been more or less welcoming, with an informational passage about United States and international policies on refugees. After...
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Born Gay

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is a person's sexual orientation determined at birth? With the informative website, scholars prepare for a debate about the topic. They learn the top pro and con arguments and read through a historical timeline of homosexuality. They...