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"Grade 9-12, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small but mighty, a collection of three resources features presentation slides that prepare high schoolers for the Smarter Balanced assessment. Claim 2 features problem solving questions drawn from all content areas. Claim 3 focuses on...
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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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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...
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Grade 1- Mathematical Modeling Using a Domino Mat

For Teachers 1st
Kids use domino mats to model adding zero to a number. They view several example problems, watch the teacher model how to use the domino mat, and then discuss patterns they see with a partner. They then use their own mat to construct...
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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.
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Models of the Hydrogen Atom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
An engaging simulation encourages scholars to discover if the Bohr model of an atom is correct. They shoot light at a hydrogen atom in various conditions to see which of the many models is plausible or inadequate. 
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Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

For Students Higher Ed
For this mathematical modeling worksheet, students answer two essay questions. They describe Newton's Law of Cooling by describing and constructing a model and answering seven essay questions about the process.
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Grade 2: Mathematical Modeling

For Teachers 2nd
The handy teacher notes attached to each slide make this an easy-to-use math resource. Second graders roll a die and practice doubling the numbers. They then discuss the idea of doubles plus one and deconstructing numbers to build solid...

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...
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Visualizing Skip Counting by 2

For Students 1st Standards
Drawing pictures to solve math problems is not only a good problem solving strategy, it's also mathematical modeling. First graders read six basic word problems that have them skip count by twos to find the answer. They draw pictures in...
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How Do You Find the Scale of a Model?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A model car, a life size car, now compare their sizes. Hmmm. Ok, set up a proportion and then figure out a ratio, and now you can express the relationship in terms of scale. Watch this video and the teacher will demonstrate just how to...
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Fitting Models Is like Tetris: Crash Course Statistics #35

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Different statistical models tell people unique information about data. The 35th lesson in the Crash Course Statistics series describes two different statistic models: ANOVA and Repeated Measures ANOVA. The narrator of a short video...
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Viral Marketing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is "viral marketing" and how does it relate to mathematics? Young mathematicians use exponential functions to develop a mathematical model for a business advertising campaign. Learners then see how their campaigns increase...
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Changing It Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How should a cashier stock a cash register with coins? Learners use mathematical modeling and expected value to determine how many rolls of coins of each type they should place in a cash register.
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Nonlinear Models in a Data Context

For Teachers 8th Standards
How well does your garden grow? Model the growth of dahlias with nonlinear functions. In the lesson, scholars build on their understanding of mathematical models with nonlinear models. They look at dahlias growing in compost and...
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Using a Linear Model

For Students 7th - 11th
Using all his tools - tablet, Excel, graphing calculator, and mathematical prowess - Sal orchestrates an algebraic symphony in this video. He works through a word problem involving linear interpolation, and emphasizes the importance of...
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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.
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Mathematical modelling the life cycle of the mountain pine beetle

For Students 9th - 12th
In this graphing worksheet, students investigate the life cycle of the mountain pine beetle.  A computer with Internet access is necessary to complete this worksheet.

Modeling Riverbeds with Polynomials (part 1)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Many things in life take the shape of a polynomial curve. Learners design a polynomial function to model a riverbed. Using different strategies, they find the flow rate through the river.

Modeling with Polynomials—An Introduction (part 2)

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Linear, quadratic, and now cubic functions can model real-life patterns. High schoolers create cubic regression equations to model different scenarios. They then use the regression equations to make predictions.
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Mathematical Area Problems

For Students 7th Standards
Teach the connection between area models and the distributive property through problem solving. The 22nd lesson in a series of 29 explains the distributive property graphically. Learners build area models from word problems and then...
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Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 2

For Students 2nd Standards
Test scholars mathematic skills with an assessment addressing addition, subtraction, multiplication, place value, measurement, geometric shapes, expanded notation; and their ability to compare numbers, write number sentences, draw...
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The Barbie Bungee Drop

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What do math, bungee jumping, and Barbie® have in common? Young adventure seekers use rubber bands as bungee cords to predict a thrilling, but safe, jump for their doll. First, test jumps are conducted with a few rubber bands. Then more...

Modeling a Context from a Graph

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Using the modeling cycle, collaborative pairs develop functions that model a graph from a context. They then analyze their function models in order to answer questions about the scenario. 

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