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124 reviewed resources for making conjectures and predictions

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Probability Predictions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the concept of basic probability and draw tiles out of a bag in order to make predictions. In this predicting based on probability lesson, students develop experimental probability for the materials inside the bag and then...
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Probability using M & M's

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Using M & M's candies, young statisticians predict the color distribution in a packet of candies and test their predictions against their group and the larger class. A review of converting between fractions, decimals, and percents...
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It's Probably Probable

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners make predictions and draw conclusions from given information as they learn the meaning of probability in this vocabulary-rich, integrated activity that presents a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and reach all learning...
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Triangle Inequality Theorem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify properties of triangles. In this geometry instructional activity, students create triangles using three different segments. They make conjectures and predictions.
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Taking Its Toll

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore ratios.  In this rates lesson, students create a ratio to compare the price of a toll to the distance travelled.  They compute the average cost per mile, determine the slope between two ordered pairs, and make...
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Data Analysis and Probability: Graphing Candy with Excel

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Collect and graph data using Microsoft Excel with your math class. They will make predictions about the number of each colored candy in a bag of M&M's, then sort, classify, count, and record the actual data before using Excel to...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a shot using a lesson on volume! Young learners watch a video showing a trashcan filling with paper balls. The task is to calculate the number of paper balls that will fit in the can. Pupils use volume calculations to make a...
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Summer Olympics

For Students 5th Standards
Quickly get to the decimal point. The last assessment in a nine-part series requires scholars to work with decimals. Pupils compare the race times of several athletes and calculate how much they have improved over time. During the second...
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Challenge: Skills and Applications Lesson 2.4

For Students 9th - 10th
In this algebra worksheet, students create arguments using conjectures. They identify the sequence and the pattern and formula. They solve products and prove sum of integers. There are 8 questions.
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Making Parallel Lines

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students differentiate between parallel and perpendicular lines. In this geometry lesson, students make conjectures and apply it to solve real life situations. They collect data and make predictions based on the data.
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"Power"ful Patterns

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate exponent patterns with this lesson. Middle schoolers make conjectures about a base to an increasing power. They predict what happens when you change the base or the exponent. Additionally, they determine what factor creates...
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Geometry Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars identify the pattern in a problem. In this geometry instructional activity, students make predictions, collect and analyze data. They apply the idea of scales and measurements to the real world.
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What's the Chance of Rain? Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars utilize and interpret numerical statements regarding rainfall patterns which quantify chance. They design and prepare surveys and experiments to answer questions or test conjectures and predictions.
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore ratios of rectangular sides to make predictions of the squareness of rectangles. In this proportionality lesson, students examine what the proportional relationships are in two similar three dimensional shapes. Students...
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Transformational Puppet

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High Schoolers create a puppet and make predictions using the TI Navigator. For this math lesson, they will discuss their results as they explore transformation. This assignment requires the TI navigator or a smartboard.
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Logarithmic Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using the TI calculator to visualize and make predictions, students perform transformation vertically and horizontally on logarithmic graphs in order to solve problems.
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Is It a Fair Game?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study basic probability by rolling dice. In this probability lesson, students make educated guesses and use different parameters to determine the fairness of the game. Learners make predictions during the game and explain their...
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Exponential Growth—U.S. Population and World Population

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Show how exponential growth can look linear. Pupils come to understand the importance of looking at the entire picture as they compare the US population to the world population. Initially, the populations look linear with the same rate...
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Ball Drop

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Drop everything and use the resource. Scholars conduct an experiment to find how long it takes a basketball to drop to the floor from various heights. After creating a graph and modeling the data with a function, they estimate the time...
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Scatter Diagram

For Teachers 8th Standards
It is positive that how one performs on the first test relates to their performance on the second test. The three-question assessment has class members read and analyze a scatter plot of test scores. They must determine whether...
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Algebra Activities

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Why are patterns important in Algebra? High schoolers will investigate area patterns, perimeter patterns, a pattern using the constant function of the calculator, the relationship between multiplication with repeated factors, the use of...
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Rep Tiles

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
In addition to the catchy title, this lesson plan provides upper graders an opportunity to more closely scrutinize the attributes of plane figures. In particular, they focus on the similarity of different shapes. Both whole-class and...
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Company Logo

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Modern advertising takes a geometric turn with this unit. The final assessment activity leads pupils through the logical analysis of a fictional logo, including the development of a paragraph proof. The wealth of resources leading up to...
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Even and Odd Numbers

For Students 6th Standards
Even or not, here I come. Groups investigate the parity of products and sums of whole numbers in the 17th activity in a series of 21. Using dots to represent numbers, they develop a pattern for the products of two even numbers; two odd...