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Curated OER

#### Humongous Vegetables

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Humongous vegetablesÂ can inspire and awaken your mathematicians to the large math concepts in our Common Core standards. What is the secret to growing such gargantuan garden objects in Alaska? In the state that is closest to the North...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Walk-a-thon 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Your mathematician's job is to explore the relationship between hours and miles walked during a walk-a-thon. The activity compels your learners to experiment with different means in finding out this proportional relationship. The answer...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Equality Number Sentences

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Understanding the concept of equality is fundamental to the success of young mathematicians. To explore this basic idea, children compare the dots arranged in pairs of rectangles in order to determine whether or not they contain an equal...
Unit Plan
Education Development Center

#### Language of Algebra

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Don't rush into algebra, let learners visualize, guess, and predict their way to a successful math career. The introductory unit incorporates beginner algebraic conceptsÂ with shapes instead of variables. Young mathematicians use a...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Transmographer

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Introducing ... the Transmographer. Young mathematicians investigate translations, reflections, and rotations. The applet lets users perform transformations on triangles, squares, and parallelograms.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Graphit

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
No graphing calculator? No worries, there's an app for that! Young mathematicians use an app to graph functions. In addition, they can also plot data points.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Equation Solver

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Solve your equation and prove it, too. Young mathematicians solve linear equations using an interactive. They must input a property to justify each step of their solutions.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Coin Toss

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Are your young mathematicians having a hard time making heads or tails of probabilities? It's no toss upâ€”here is a resource that's sure to straighten them out! Learners run the interactive to toss a coin a different number of times....
Lesson Plan
Mascil Project

#### Circular Pave-Stones Backyard

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pack the lesson into your plans. Young mathematicians learn about packing and optimization with the context of circular paving stones. They use coins to model the paving stones, and then apply knowledge of circles and polygons to...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Who Am I?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore study different mathematicians. In this mathematician lesson plan, students research twelve mathematicians. Students question one another to guess who their mathematician is. Students create a timeline of big events...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Celebrate Black History

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research African-American mathematicians.Â  In this middle school mathematics lesson, students celebrate Black History by conducting Internet research on an African-American, mathematicians or scientist.Â  Students prepare a...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Women in Math

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of women in mathematics. In this women mathematicians lesson, students research the role of women in mathematics using books and the Internet.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Mathematicians Through Time

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders have the opportunity to conduct research on the Internet about mathematicians and to synthesize that information into a timeline. They launch Internet Explorer or Netscape and go to one of the sites in the Weblinks section...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt worksheet, students use the internet to research facts about a famous mathematician or scientists. Students read the fact on the worksheet and write the name of the famous individual...
Unit Plan

#### Fun with Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Unlike a volcano, the lesson won't blow up in your face. Young mathematicians use dried beans to discover the relationship between the volumes of cones and cylinders and to write a formula for the volume of a cone. They then research...
Activity
US Department of Commerce

#### The Place of My State

For Teachers 4th Standards
State the population of the state. Pupils research census data on the total population, the number of children their age, and the number of children of the same age and gender in their states. They write these numbers in standard,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Discovering Math: Concepts in Geometry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers explore the concept of proving the Pythagorean Theorem. They research proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils create posters of proofs, and research Greek mathematicians.
Lesson Plan
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#### Hypatia: Angles

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Introduce your young geometers to Hypatia, the first noted Greek female mathematician, and the properties of angles. Though this resource is missing worksheets that are needed to complete the lesson, the structure is sound and learning...
Lesson Plan
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#### Current Weather

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A great year around activity that shows young mathematicians how the math skills they are learning are actually used in the real world. This exercise also helps learners begin to distinguish the difference between weather and climate. As...
Lesson Plan
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#### MP3 Purchase Plans

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Use algebra to solve real world problems. Mathematicians practice use of graphs, tables, and linear functions to solve a problem regarding mp3 purchase plans. They work in groups to solve the problem and present their findings and...
Activity
Yummy Math

#### Soda Santa

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Santa is the focal point of a worksheet that inquires how many cans and boxes of soda were used to create a supermarket display. As a small group project, the discussions that will ensue to evaluate the task's three questions will...
Activity
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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...
Lesson Plan
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#### Wanted: Albert Einstein

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research different web sites to find out relevant information about mathematicians. In this particular scavenger hunt, Albert Einstein is the mathematician. They then answer questions by searching the Internet using links...
Lesson Plan
Odyssey of the Mind

#### Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Shape-Shifter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Geometry is everywhere, and I mean everywhere! Those skillful mathematicians discuss shapes and then come up with a well-researched list of shapes seen in everyday applications. They put their knowledge of shapes to work as each small...