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#### Math: The Cathedral Project

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders take a field trip to a nearby church or other historical building and examine it from a mathematical perspective. In groups, they calculate the seating capacity, describe the window patterns, differentiate types of...
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Fredonia State University of New York

#### Watch Your Step…You May Collide!

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Can two lines intersect at more than one point? Using yarn, create two lines on the floor of the classroom to find out. Cooperative groups work through the process of solving systems of equations using task cards and three different...
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#### Using a Number Line: 5th Grade Math

For Teachers 5th
Working in groups, the class will use what they know about whole number operations to solve a real-world problem involving a number line. They will focus on using the number line to correctly label the placement of whole numbers,...
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Nazareth College

#### Cooperation and Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a variety of activities designed to promote cooperation and positive conflict resolution. In cooperative groups, they create a comic strip or poster, play cooperative musical chairs, write a journal entry...
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#### What Do You SUBpose?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Submarines are the fous of this math and science instructional activity. In it, learners explore the world of submarines: how they work, and what they are used for. They engage in hands-on activities, watch video clips, and work in...
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#### Go Fish! Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
A math and science worksheet prompts learners to simulate how scientists determine populations of animals out in the wild. They use goldfish crackers, paper bags, and a styrofoam cup as their tools. An excellent cooperative group activity!
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#### Algebraic Processes And Its Connections To Geometry

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Youngsters explore number patterns within a Hundreds Chart. They discover six specific patterns from six teacher-directed rules in cooperative groups and describe in words ONE of the three patterns in their Learning Logs. They prove for...
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Alabama Learning Exchange

#### Attitude Determines Altitude

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A fabulous lesson which combines mathematics with space science. Middle schoolers work in cooperative groups in order to research early astronauts and their accomplishments. They look at a variety of rocket and space shuttle designs, and...
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#### Math Hunt

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Go on a scavenger hunt around your school to find evidence of math. Investigate different areas of your school for patterns, fractions, and different geometric shapes. Finally, create a spreadsheet and plot the data you've collected.
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#### Applied Science - Science and Math Lab

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Although it was written to use in a science class, this measurement lesson is adaptable to Common Core standards in math for measurement and data. Youngsters are introduced to two types of measurement systems. They use both the English...
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#### Math: Matching Rods and Religion

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Math and religious studies are integrated together using using cuisenaire rods and Kid Pix for this problem-solving exercise. In pairs, they match different colored rods to represent various groups of people. Meanwhile, students at...
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August House

#### Stone Soup

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Sharing and cooperation are difficult skills for kindergartners to grasp. Using the story Stone Soup and a series of activities, kids learn about the benefits of working together, categorizing and comparing items, and eating healthy foods.
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#### Drop, Sort and Count!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young learners work in cooperative groups to sort coins and recognize the difference in look and value. They sort and then count coins equally one dollar, and chart their counted money and place in a labeled jar.
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#### Connor and Makayla Discuss Multiplication

For Teachers 5th Standards
The commutative property of multiplication applies not only to whole numbers but to fractions as well. Connor and Makayla explore and discuss the idea that 2/3 x 3 is the same as 3 x 2/3. Your 5th grade class will connect with learning...
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#### Measure a Tree

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young mathematicians explore data collection and mathematical problem solving. They will work in cooperative groups to determine the height of a tree by measuring several predetermined distances on the ground. They will use the data...
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#### Math: Designing a Playground

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders design and draw a model playground to scale. They configure the layout to include a sandbox, slide, baseball field and other equipment. Their design includes adaptations for students with disabilities. Their designs are...
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#### Reading, Writing, and Math in Daily Living

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners use reading, math, and writing skills to complete this activity in which they make chocolate chip cookies. This lesson seeks to tie real-life skills to classroom learning to make curriculum more meaningful. While this activity...
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#### Consumer Borrowing and Spending

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Credit can be confusing for teens, some of whom are already using credit cards. Clear up misconceptions with this group research activity which has a solid outline with a lot of room to adjust to your needs and resources. Groups are...
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#### Identifying Linear Functions from Graphs

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Keep your mathematicians engaged using this group linear functions activity. Each of ten groups receives two graphs with both an image and equation, as well as a "who has" phrase to call out the next graph. Scholars stay on their toes as...
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#### 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most challenging to solve! In this app, you are given five numbers and a set of operators, and you need to create an expression that when evaluated using the order of operations simplifies as the...
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#### Jelly Bean Math

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students estimate, measure, compute, and create patterns using jelly beans. In small groups, they solve various calculations, place jelly beans into groups, invent a new flavor, create a pattern, and complete a worksheet.
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#### Suit Yourself: Fitted for Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If he keeps this up, will he have enough air? After watching a video about spacewalks, groups of four brainstorm aspects of spacesuit design and present it to the rest of the class. Groups create mathematical models of oxygen use for two...
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EngageNY

#### Tax, Commissions, Fees, and Other Real-World Percent Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils work several real-world problems that use percents in the 11th portion of a 20-part series. The problems contain percents involved with taxes, commissions, discounts, tips, fees, and interest. Scholars use the equations formed for...
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#### Usage and Interpretation of Graphs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Cooperative groups are formed for this graphing activity. Each group must construct a graph that represents how many eyelets (the holes for laces in shoes), are present in their group. A whole-class bar graph is eventually constructed...