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Geometry and Rubik's Cube

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore geometry using a Rubik's Cube. In this 2-D and 3-D shapes lesson, students use the Rubik's Cube to find the center, edge and corner pieces. Learners then find the dimensions of the Rubik's Cube and read the solution...
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Noyce Foundation

Cubism

For Students K - 12th Standards
If cubism were a religion, would you follow it? Lower-level tasks focus primarily on counting the number cubes in a structure and relating the number to surface area. As learners progress to higher-level tasks, isometric drawings and...
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More of Carrie's Cubes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners solve a word problem that explores the shape of a cube and ways that part of it can be colored. They discuss the problem and analyze a Rubik's cube, explore the problem using a graph, and discuss the solutions as a class.
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Reading Comprehension: Guinness Book of World Records

For Students 6th - 10th
If your learners are curious about human achievement, superlatives, or esoteric trivia, the Guinness Book of Records is a way to tap into instrinsic motivation and relevance. Here's an informational reading that will grab their attention...
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Michael Jackson's “Beat It” Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Looking for a line dance? Look no further. This dance is performed to Michael Jackson's "Beat It". It is comprised of four eight-counts. The moves consist of walking forward, swinging the hips, doing the grapevine, walking backwards, and...
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Michael Jackson's "Beat It" Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learn this 32-count line dance. There are four eight-counts that repeat throughout the song. The steps include walking forward, walking backward, pivots, grapevine, and some jumps. All in all this is a simple and quick dance to learn....
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A Shapely Activity

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore polygons in various shape activities. In this polygons lesson, 5th graders discuss and identify polygons by their number of sides. Students sort ceramic tiles by the number of sides on each piece. Students explore...
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Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners measure angles, perimeter, area and volume. In this geometry lesson, students define different ways to measure and solve for the perimeter, area and volume of geometric shapes. They analyze and process information to help them...
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Exponents

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders solve problems involving exponential functions. In this algebra lesson plan, 9th graders apply their knowledge of exponential properties to add, multiply, divide and subtract exponential functions. They perform these...
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Richard's Dice

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners problem solve logic problems. They complete a worksheet using dice as a manipulative. They decide on a problem solving strategy, solve the problem, and write up the solution.
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Math Maven's Mysteries

For Students 4th - 5th
In these story problem worksheets, students read the story problem 'The Case of the Virtual Pet 2000' and use the information within the story to help them find which character had enough time to take the toy. Students use subtraction to...