Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The History of Mathematics

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Research the interrelationship between math and science. Search the Internet to discover the history of several branches of mathematics and make text-to-world connections between the concepts covered in each branch with related...
Lab Resource
Pingry School

#### Gas Pressure and Volume Relationship

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do your high school scientists know the four methods scientists use to communicate information? A simple experiment discovering the relationship between gas pressure and volume allows pupils to practice all four. After completing the...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### How Thick Is a Soda Can I?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The humble soda can gets the geometric treatment in an activity that links math and science calculations. After a few basic assumptions are made and discussed, surface area calculations combine with density information to develop an...
Assessment
Noyce Foundation

#### Truffles

For Teachers 6th Standards
Knowing how to scale a recipe is an important skill. Young mathematicians determine the amount of ingredients they need to make a certain number of truffles when given a recipe. They determine a relationship between ingredients given a...
Lesson Plan
Berkeley Engineering and Mentors

#### Egg Drop

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
How do different shapes affect the outcome associated with hard impact? All you need is an egg and some recycled materials to find out. Kids experiment to understand how airbags work to lessen the impact of two different types of...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Distance across the channel

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here you will find a model of a linear relationship between two quantities, the water depth of a channel and the distance across the channel at water level. The cross section of the channel is the shape of an isosceles trapezoid. The...
Activity

#### How Do Carbon Dioxide Concentrations in the Atmosphere Affect Global Climate?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Does carbon dioxide really affect temperatures across the world? This fifth installment in a six-part series investigates the relationship between carbon dioxide and global temperatures. Graphs created from genuine data help young...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The Effect of Math Anxiety on Cardiovascular Homeostasis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a pulse monitor, learners will measure a resting pulse, take a math test, and then measure the pulse again. They analyze the change in pulse and compare it to performance on the test. This multi-purpose lesson can be used in a...
Lesson Plan
NOAA

#### A Matter of Density

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Larvae transportation on the New England seamounts is based on the density of the water. Scholars calculate density and graph salinity versus temperature to better understand the distribution of organisms in a water column. Discussions...
Lesson Plan
Space Awareness

#### Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
Lesson Plan
University of Georgia

#### Using Freezing-Point Depression to Find Molecular Weight

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the mathematical relationship between a solvent and solute. Learners use technology to measure the cooling patterns of a solvent with varying concentrations of solute. Through an analysis of the data, pupils realize that the rate...
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PBS

#### Scale City — Inverse Proportions and Shadows in the Real World

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Bring the resource out from the shadows. Viewers of a short video learn about drive-in theaters and how operators project images onto a large screen. They then perform an experiment to determine the relationship between the distance of...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### How Big Is That Star?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed...
Activity
Exploratorium

#### Tired Weight

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take your class out to visit your automobile and use the tires to compute the weight of the vehicle. This is done by measuring the surface of the tire meeting the ground and the air pressure. This is a fun lesson in the relationship...
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Independent and Dependent Variables

For Students 8th Standards
Investigate the relationship between independent and dependent variables. Individuals begin by identifying independent and dependent variables from different problem situations. Then, using specific guidelines, they create posters...
Performance

#### Regression Analysis Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't let your knowledge of regression analysis regress. Pupils take part in three activities to learn about regression curves. They research and collect data to predict how long it will take a basketball to hit the ground, find a...
Unit Plan
New York City Department of Education

#### Chris’ Garden Dilemma

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Make the connections between area, tiling, and multiplication. A performance task and associated unit presents the concept of area and makes the connection to multiplication. Pupils work through three major sections of instruction that...
Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the relationship between the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales. Given two data points, they construct a linear function to describe the relationship, find the inverse of the function, and make observations...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### How Can Clear of Tress Destroy a Community?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm the relationship between trees and humans to determine how humans benefit from trees and how they benefit from us. They discuss oxygen/carbon dioxide exchange, soil stablization, animal habitat, shade, medicine...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Around the Clock

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. They find the length of an arc of a circle.Students use estimation strategies in real-world applications to predict results (i.e., interpolation...
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Baylor College

#### Plant Parts You Eat

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Plants provide a variety of delicious foods essential for human survival. In the fourth lesson of this series on food science, young scientists investigate common fruits, vegetables, and grains in order to determine which plant part is...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Cold, Clouds, and Snowflakes

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore satellite data and graphing. In this weather data analysis math and science lesson, students analyze NASA satellite data to draw conclusions about geographical areas where precipitation might have happened. Students...
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Science 4 Inquiry

#### Musical Vibes with Palm Pipes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ancient people used musical pipes as early as the third millennium BCE. Young scientists explore the workings of musical pipes to better understand the relationship with frequency, length of pipe, and sound waves. They determine the...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Toilet Roll

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Potty humor is always a big hit with the school-age crowd, and potty algebra takes this topic to a whole new level. Here the class develops a model that connects the dimensions (radii, paper thickness, and length of paper) of a common...