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How Many Licks to the Center of a Tootsie Pop? Statistics!
Looking for novel way to get your middle school students excited about math and statistics?! This file contains everything you need to conduct the experiment (except the Tootsie Pops!) that answers the age old question "How many licks does it take to get the center of a tootsie pop?" The lesson cov
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Exponential Growth & Decay: Don't String Us Along! Hands On Activity- Algebra 1
Students will get to experience a hands on activity demonstrating exponential growth and decay. Students will model the activity with string, graph, write equations, and answer discussion questions. In this activity, students will use a 16 inch piece of string to model both exponential growth funct
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Algebra Lab: Quadratics - Using the Vertex Formula with Water Rockets!
Are you the type of teacher who will go that extra mile to get your students involved. Then have I got a lab for you! Build and launch water rockets to help your students connect with quadratics and the vertex formula. With just a few simple and inexpensive PVC parts from the local home improveme
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Algebra Lab: Pythagorean Theorem - How high is that mark?
Students love hands on learning. Help your students understand and remember the Pythagorean Theorem by having them do this lab. Students will work in teams to use PCV pipes, tape measures, and calculators to determine the height of tape marks the teacher has placed high on a school wall. The lab
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Algebra Lab: Writing a Slope-Intercept Equation Student Investigation
My favorite investigation! This lab gets students actively involved in collecting data and using their basic skills. This is what math class should look like! Students will build a simple water dripping apparatus to collect data, graph, write a slope-intercept equation for the line of best fit, a
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Distance Formula Lesson (Discovery Lab)
This is a discovery activity that will guide your students to deriving the distance formula using the Pythagorean Theorem. This is a partner activity that is an introduction before you give notes. This resource includes: -Background Building Activity -A Discovery Activity -Reflection

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Webquest Investigation - Slope of a Line
Using a free online graphing calculator, students explore relationships between linear equations, their graphs, and the slopes of the lines. By the end of this investigation, students will discover relationships between parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and their slopes. Enjoy!
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Population Lab: Exponential Growth and Decay
This lab is designed to give students a hands-on introduction to exponential growth and decay functions and their graphs.
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Ms. Burrows' Human Body Proportion Lab Parts 1 and 2
A full description of this lab is free to download on TCP under my other listings. This is printable lab worksheet for students to use for the Human Body Proportions Lab. This is an EXCELLENT lesson that both you and your students will enjoy. Ms. Burrows Body Proportions Lab by Dana M. Burrows is
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Investigating the Spread of a Viral Outbreak
Students in grades 5 - 9 model the spread of an infectious disease under the entertaining theme of a zombie outbreak. One student unknowingly is patient zero and students simulate the spread of an airborne illness. This highly engaging activity covers health topics, nature of science, and math ski
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Scatterplots Linear Regression Line of Best Fit Forearms & Height (Editable)
After teaching my students about scatterplots, correlation, and the line of best fit, I take a day for them to do a hands-on lab, in which they measure their height (in inches) and their forearm length (from the tip of their elbow, to the bony point on their wrist), and we plot the class data, write
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Experimental Probability Activity (dice lab)
In this activity students work with a partner to roll a pair of dice (many times) and record the sum of the dice in a data collection sheet. Once the data has been collected the students are walked through the process of calculating the experimental probability for each sum and then the theoretical
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Scatterplots: Linear Regression Line of Best Fit:Forearms and Height (Editable)
After teaching my students about scatterplots, correlation, and the line of best fit, I take a day for them to do a hands-on lab, in which they measure their height (in inches) and their forearm length (from the tip of their elbow, to the bony point on their wrist), and we plot the class data, write
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Height Vs. Arm Span Lab: Using real life data and linear regression
Students use their arm-span and heights to create a scatter plot and linear regression to find the equation for a line.
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Solving Equations -- Virtual Manipulatives Lab for Middle School Math CCSS
This lab guides students through two of the algebra virtual manipulatives (applets) from the nlvm website: Algebra Balance Scales and Algebra Balance Scales - Negatives. These virtual manipulatives are a great way for students to explore solving two-step equations with positive and negative coeffici
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Human Body Proportions Lab Overview (To be used with my lab worksheet.)
This detailed lesson overview guides you through my other Human Body Proportions Lab that is available on TPT. This is one of my personal favorites of the entire teaching year! I have spent several years perfecting it and condensing it into a manageable lesson. Enjoy! Why will your students like
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Quadratic Function Activity About Your Dental Arch
Through this activity students will discover properties of parabolas while comparing the parabola they all carry around with them every day - their dental arch. Students will brainstorm ways to measure a dental arch and ultimately take an "impression" of their arch by taking a bite out of a slice o

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Backyard Project - Perimeter, Area, and Volume - Real World Applications
This project is the culmination of the perimeter, area, volume unit. It can be used as a task for the Common Core, or real world application of the measurement unit. Students estimate the cost to build a backyard, with a swimming pool, deck, shed, playset area, garden, and brick walkway. Using th
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Solving Equations 2 -- Virtual Manipulatives Lab for Middle School Math CCSS
This lab guides students through a second take of two of the algebra virtual manipulatives (applets) from the nlvm website: Algebra Balance Scales and Algebra Balance Scales - Negatives. These virtual manipulatives are a great way for students to explore solving three-step equations with positive an
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Matching Activity - Solving Quadratics
Three things come to mind as to why I wrote this activity... First, students are petrified of word problems. I wrote this activity to give students experience with solving applications of the quadratic. Second, I want students to demonstrate their ability to use four different methods to solve qu
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Linear Regressions and Transformations - Golf Balls and Water
Students will add golf balls to a cylinder of water to measure the increase in water height. They will do this with two different trials, write equations, and compare changes in slope and y-intercepts. The final challenge is to predict the exact number of golf balls needed to overflow the water! Cal
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GRAVITY: how much would you weigh
This is a nice little activity for helping your students get to understand how gravity works. In this activity students will be required to calculate how much they weigh on other planets in our solar system. Once they know how much they would weigh, they are required to create a bar graph showing
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Surface Area and Volume lab (Editable)
I've taught my students the formulas for the surface areas and volumes of prisms, cylinders, and cones for a long time, and yet when they are asked to apply these formulas to everyday objects (cereal boxes, soup cans, printer cartridge packages, etc.), they seem to see the formulas as alien pieces o
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Similarity: A Clip Art Investigation
In this inquiry activity, students will use clip art to discover the properties of similar figures (corresponding sides proportional and corresponding angles equal). Have students pick out a clip art that represents them. It is preferable to choose clip art that has some straight lines and definit
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