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University of Wisconsin

#### Measuring Slope for Rain Gardens

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The slope of the land is an important feature when considering the erosion that will occur. In this resource, which is part of a rain garden unit, learners calculate the slope of the proposed garden site. Even if you are not planning a...
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Curated OER

#### Analyzing Equations Through Slope and Y-int

For Teachers 8th - 11th
With problems applying to modern-day topics like Netflix and McDonald's, math whizzes analyze graphs and investigate the slopes. In this algebra worksheet, learners identify the slope and y-intercept of the given equations. They graph...
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Willow Tree

#### Slope

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Investigate the different types of slope using graphs and ordered pairs. Scholars use the slope formula to determine the slope of a line between two points. Includes examples with a slope of zero and with no slope. The lesson follows a...
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Wordpress

#### I Can Find Slope

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Your young mathematicians will appreciate this wonderfully organized summary and explanation of linear slope. Approaching slope as it looks in a table of values, on a graph, in an equation, and between two points, this note sheet is...
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02 x 02 Worksheets

#### Slope

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
What does slope have to do with lines? Pupils work with lines and determine the slope of the lines informally and with the slope formula. Groups use their knowledge to calculate the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines. They also...
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EngageNY

#### The Computation of the Slope of a Non-Vertical Line

For Teachers 8th Standards
Determine the slope when the unit rate is difficult to see. The 17th part of a 33-part series presents a situation that calls for a method to calculate the slope for any two points. It provides examples when the slope is hard to...
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EngageNY

#### The Slope of a Non-Vertical Line

For Teachers 8th Standards
This lesson introduces the idea of slope and defines it as a numerical measurement of the steepness of a line. Pupils then use the definition to compare lines, find positive and negative slopes, and notice their definition holds for...
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Curated OER

#### Stars and Slopes

For Teachers 10th - 12th
More of a math lesson than physics or space science, high schoolers take a set of data and plot it on a log-log coordinate system. The write-up for day two was never completed, but day one, "Stars and Slopes," is complex and cohesive....
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Flipped Math

#### Calculus AB/BC - Sketching Slope Fields

For Students 10th - 12th
Frolic through a field of slopes. Learners watch a video describing slope fields and how to create one. Scholars use given slope fields to determine the equation of a tangent line and the possible differential equation. Pupils continue...
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Curated OER

#### Y-Intercept and Slope Intercept Form

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Alegebra amateurs identify the slope and the y-intercept given a linear equation in slope-intercept form by correctly completing some in class problems. They write the linear equation in slope-intercept form that corresponds to the given...
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Everyday Mathematics

#### Mathematics Within: Slope and Triangles

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Learners discover a method for determining the slope of a line by creating and comparing similar triangles. They fold coordinate grids to make three similar triangles then measure the sides to compare the relationships between the...
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Curated OER

#### Writing Equations of Lines Using The Point-Slope Form

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this writing equations worksheet, students find the equation of a line containing specified points. They determine the slope of a line from given points. This two-page worksheet contains 20 problems. Examples and explanations are...
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Natinal Math + Science Initative

#### Slope Investigation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Context is the key to understanding slope. A real-world application of slope uses a weight loss scenario with a constant rate of change to introduce the concept of slope of a line, before it makes a connection to the ordered pairs and...
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Curated OER

#### Slope, Vectors, and Wind Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A hands-on lesson using the TI-CBR Motion Detector to provide information to graph and analyze. The class uses this information to calculate the slope of motion graphs and differentiate scalar and vector quantities. There is a real-world...
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Curated OER

#### Point-Slope Form of a Line

For Teachers 8th - 9th
This activity helps young mathematicians connect the graph and the point-slope form of a line, by first solving a real-world problem and then using that example to motivate the understanding of the equation. By manipulating the gizmo,...
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Curated OER

#### Writing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

For Students 8th - 9th
In this writing linear equations worksheet, students find the x- and y-intercepts of 4 equations. Students then write equations for 4 problems given the slope and y-intercepts. Additionally, students rewrite 4 standard form equations in...
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Curated OER

#### Slope-Intercept Form of a Line

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using the subscriber website Explorelearning.com, young mathematicians observe changes in the slope and y-intercept and their effect on the graph of lines. This activity helps learners develop an intuitive sense of the connection between...
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Curated OER

#### Masters Level B: 5.4 The Slope-Intercept Form

For Students 9th - 11th
In this slope-intercept form, students identify the x- and y-intercept form of a line. They graph equations using the slope and y-intercept. Students write the equation of a line that contains a pair of points. This one-page learning...
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Curated OER

#### Slope

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A nicely put together basic introduction to slope.  Slope is defined, and explained. The formula for calculating slope is shown and there are practice problems. There are questions about horizontal and vertical slope, as well as lines...
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Curated OER

#### Slope of a Line

For Students 8th - 9th
In this slope of a line worksheet, students solve and graph 2 different problems that include determining the slope of a line using the equation y=mx+b. First, they define the slope of a line and the y-intercept. Then, students use the...
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Curated OER

#### Who Shares My Function? - Linear with Negative and Fractional Slope

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars investigate linear functions with negative and fractional slopes.  In this linear functions with negative and fractional slopes lesson, students match a linear equation or chart of values with the corresponding graph. ...
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PHET

#### Graphing Slope-Intercept

For Students 8th Standards
Slope-intercept form ... perhaps it has something to do with slope and intercepts? An easy-to-use interactive lets users adjust the locations of two points on a line. The interactive automatically updates the slope-intercept form of the...
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Curated OER

#### Graphing Lines in Slope-Intercept Form

For Students 9th - 10th
Put it in slope-intercept form! Learners solve linear equations and sketch a graph of the equation on a coordinate plane. This worksheet contains 12 problems and an answer key.
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Exploring Slope

For Students 7th - 8th
In this exploring slope worksheet, learners solve and complete 4 different problems. First, they compare an object's weight on Earth to an object's weight on another planet using the information given. Then, students compare this...