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#### TeachEngineering: Feel Better Faster - All about Flow Rate

To gain a basic understanding of microfluidic devices, how they are developed, and their uses in the medical field, young STEM engineers learn about how flow rates relate to the speed at which medicine affects the body. What they learn...

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#### WindWise Education Curriculum

Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...

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#### The Outer Planets: Grades 6-8

A long time ago, a galaxy formed that contained a solar system with eight planets—or nine depending on who is counting. A collection of 22 lessons has middle schoolers examine the Outer Planets of the solar system. They calculate the...

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#### High School Balanced Packet 1 Assessment Tasks

Are you looking for assessment tasks for Algebra 1, Algebra 2, or geometry? Check out this collection of 20 assessment tasks designed for high schoolers. Problems are presented with an open-ended format allowing students to use multiple...

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#### Mission to Mars

Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....

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#### Adventure Engineering Challenge: Asteroid Impact

Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. The challenge, should your students choose to accept it, is to design underground survival caverns to shelter people for one year. Over the course of eight lessons, engineering...

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#### Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...

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#### EngageNY Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry

The Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry collection includes 36 lessons that are divided into five topics: Scale Drawings, Dilations, Similarity and Dilations, Applying Similarity to Right Triangles, and Trigonometry....

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#### Grade 7, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Prepare seventh graders for end-of-year assessments with a collection of nine resources packed with teacher and student-friendly slides featuring problems that address the A-I competencies. Questions are modeled after Smarter Balanced...

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#### Map a Model Solar System

Creating a solar system map is a snap thanks to a hands-on activity! Science scholars explore the solar system by building it wherever they choose during an interactive from PBS's Space series. Users pick both the location and scale for...

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#### The Voyage Scale Model Solar System

Young scientists learn how to select a scale factor for a large scale model. Then they figure the scale for each of the planets and the distance between them. Finally, they construct a giant scale model of the solar system and answer...

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#### Voyage of Discovery

Did you know that Pluto is smaller than the United States of America? It is difficult to conceptualize the size of planets and the distance between them, and the instructional activity addresses those exact issues. After a discussion,...

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#### The Science of the Sun

There's more to that glowing ball of light in sky than most children realize. From the overall structure of the solar system, to the changing of the seasons, these hands-on lessons open the eyes of young scientists to the important role...

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#### How Big is Big?

In a math or life science class, "mini-me" models are created with cardstock to reflect a 1:10 scale of students' bodies. Learners measure each others' heights with meter sticks, and then reduce the size by 10. After this exercise, they...

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#### Understanding Proportions and Scale Drawings

Proportions are ratios found using multiplication or division. Middle schoolers solve measurement problems, find a figure's missing dimension, and find the distance between two points. Resource features four lesson plans with detailed...

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#### “Putt-Putt” For The Geometry of It!

Take a swing at the task. Using their knowledge of polygons and solids, scholars design one hole of a miniature golf course. They calculate areas and perimeters, determine the cost of building the holes, make scale drawings, and create...

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#### A Place at the Table

Find a seat at the table. Learners design a non-rectangular picnic table given constraints on the number of people that should be able to sit at the table. They draw blueprints and build scale models of their tables. After researching...

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#### Fun with Solids

Geometry is all around us—if we're only willing to look. The final three activities of the Fun with Solids unit continue work on surface area and volume. For lesson three, scholars investigate the formulas for spheres and solve a problem...

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#### How do I Create a Scaled Model of a Full-Sized Basketball Court?

Take mathematics to the hoop! Pairs first measure the linear distances on a basketball court. Using those measurements, they determine the scale lengths to create a scaled model. To finish the activity, learners create models of the...

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#### Area and Volume of Similar Solids: Similar Solids

Five questions make up an interactive designed to boosts knowledge of area and volume of solid figures. Question types include multiple-choice, true or false, and fill-in-the-blank. A scale model changes measurement to provide a visual...

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#### Grades 7-8 Solving Equations

Create a similar blueprint. The differentiated instructional activity has pupils work in teams to create a brochure, scale model, or blueprint of a selected house with some minor changes. Once finished, team members present their final...

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#### Meet Our Neighbors: Moon

Since a field trip to the moon isn't possible, bring the moon to young astronomers! Participants use everyday materials to create models of the moon and represent the features on its surface. The materials serve as a tactile as well as a...

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#### Meet Our Home: Earth

Earth is a complex structure. Learners explore their home, the earth, using a fun hands-on activity. They create tactile models of the earth using ordinary household materials that represent some common features: land, polar caps,...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target E

How well do your classes understand scale? You'll certainly know after they answer the set of eight questions from an informative and helpful presentation. Questions include items from coordinate geometry, similar triangles, and scale...