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Bring real-world applications that are relevant to students with this linear equations project on college costs. Students examine the cost of individual colleges and compare colleges using linear equations. For students ready for systems of equations, students evaluate the impact of grant money

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This engaging activity allows students to use a real life scenario to apply scatterplot data and line of best fit to. Students use data to solve a mystery and capture the correct suspect.
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This lesson activity is an educational game that teaches:
1) How using the distance formula is important in a very real life situation and,
2) How to optimize a network of path from the inside of a triangle to its vertices.
2 Versions of the game are provided. One for students just learning to us

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Coordinate Plotting of all quadrants through the use of an interactive PowerPoint. Students are able to have fun with coordinate plotting as they move around the island looking for the treasure.

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Need a real life scenario for your students to practice problem solving by finding patterns? This scenario is great to use if you are introducing or practicing patterns, input/output tables, finding "the rule," or function tables. Useful for any algebraic unit in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade. This parti

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Students independently and effectively learn the concepts behind the equations used to determine the Area of Any Triangle.You be the facilitator!
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Most students just accept equations and theorems as a given in ma

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This bundle includes 2 engaging activities where students can apply the skills of plotting points in a scatterplot, making a line of best fit, and finding the slope of the line to find missing data. Fun scenarios of Sasquatch and a crime scene hook kids into learning.
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This Smart Notebook file contains tools that are helpful to use in managing the classroom. A "Group Generator" tool allows you to generate as many groups as you wish. A "Word Chooser" tool allows you to pick on a student for an answer at random. A "Timer" allows to manage your class time effectiv

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This engaging activity allows students to apply their knowledge of slope, scatterplot data, and line of best fit to figure out how tall Sasquatch is. Taking the role of engineers, students use a foot print of sasquatch to approximate his height which is needed to construct a trap. An engaging news

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A classroom activity where student build their own demand and supply curves based on what they are willing to pay (or be paid) for a clean room. Students must reason quantitatively and use units common in economics to solve problems in market equilibrium. Algebra- linear equations, systems of equat

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This powerpoint is used to engage students before learning about functions. When you click on a number it will go to the coresponding candy. If you press the push button on the machine it will lead you to a table. You can ask the students is this a functional vending machine. They will say yes becau

Students independently and effectively discover the concepts behind Slope.
You be the facilitator!
Most students just accept equations and theorems as a given in math. But, in many cases, the theorems and equations are just an extension of what they already know or have previously studied. So, the

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The TOM Function Machine is an interactive Power Point that will allow your students to visually see a value being inputted into the machine, and an output that results.
You control when the input is entered and when the output is shown, giving you time and opportunities to have discussions with st

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Do you need an interactive, fun, and engaging way to teach integers, zero pairs, or additive inverses? This PowerPoint is your answer, and will allow students to visually see what is happening when you add integers. It uses "good" and "bad" ninjas to demonstrate concepts of additive inverse and zero

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This engaging activity helps students visualize the concept of exponential decay. Through a zombie apocalypse simulation, students collect and record data. The data is then graphed and compared to linear data. Finally, the equation for exponential decay is shared and students are given a some real

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The scenario on this chart is as follows:
"MasterCard sent you a fabulous new credit card offer in the mail. It is a special card for teens with really low minimum monthly payment percent of 4%. In exchange for the low minimum monthly payment percent, MasterCard raised your APR to 18%. You decid

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The question listed on Scenario 1 is as follows:
"In this scenario we purchased 1 item for $1000. (This could be a new TV, summer vacation, Laptop, etc.) We did not have the cash at the time so we charged it to our Visa. This particular credit card requires that we make a minimum payment of 13% ea

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This engaging activity gives students the opportunity to practice graphing and solving systems of equations in a fun way. Students work to find 3 "buried treasures" based on information they are given about people walking or riding to meet at the buried treasure location. Graphing lines, writing e

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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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This lesson provides students with a great introduction to approximating irrational numbers on a number line in a engaging way.
Supports CCSS 8.NS.A.2 and TEKS 8.2B
Using plastic or paper tiles students will make predictions and model squares roots, and draw conclusions. Included in this 63 page d

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Students will get a great introduction to additive inverse and integers on a number line. Using a work mat and integer models students will make predictions and model additive inverse and positive and negative integers. Using this discovery lab, or inquiry activity, to start the unit helps students

Ever wondered what Barbie would look like if she were real? Now you can work with your students to find out!
Part 3
In order to save you and your students time, I measured various segments of Barbie's actual doll measurements. Students can use their measurements from Parts 1 and 2 of the Human B

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Are you tired of hearing your students say "When would you ever use this!?" This lesson is a perfect way to silence their complaints!
I originally designed this lesson to be used after watching the episode "Convergence"of the CBS television series Numb3rs. I think every middle/HS teacher should o

Students demonstrate their knowledge of map skills by designing their own island and creating questions using the map grids. Students also practice their skills with the X-Y axis. Creativity is the key to generating excitement among your students in this interest based project!
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What's in the Hand: Activity makes learning mode, median, mean, and range fun. You will need two packs of playing cards in order to use 10 different variations. I use giant clothes pins to hold a total of 9 cards for each station. Each student gets a worksheet and is assigned to a group of 4-5 stude

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This is a collaborative activity. Students are asked to act out different "football plays" and make connections between the game of football and the addition and subtraction of integers. They will demonstrate their conceptual understanding on a number line.
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Let your students independently and effectively learn the Pythagorean Theorem.
You be the facilitator!
Students love discovery exercises. With Geogebra, the user can move and change objects with the click of a mouse. In this exercise, when you move a given point, a new right triangle is formed.Text

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Let your students independently, effectively and comprehensively learn the three basic trigonometric ratios. You be the facilitator!
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Students love discovery exercises. With Geogebra, the user can move and change

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This chart covers the following scenario:
"Capital One offers a special credit card for teens. It has a spending limit of $100 per month and a very low monthly payment of 2%. The APR for this card is also pretty low at 7%. You talk to your parents and they agree that it sounds safe so they cosign

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This interactive powerpoint presentation will get your students solving multi-step equations with ease, understanding the process if solving multi-step equations, and being able to explain multi-step equations to others. It is designed with special education students and other students who take mor

Egg Ecology is a great way to bring some math into your biology class.
In this lesson, students get to use the capture and recapture method on a population of wild plastic eggs that have been dispersed through the classroom habitat.
This lesson is perfect for:
1. Learning about population ecology

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Let your students independently and effectively learn the concepts behind Arc Length & Sector Area.You be the facilitator!
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Students love discovery exercises. With Geogebra, the user can move and change objec

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This Excel file is set up to show students how quickly debt can add up if they only pay the minimum balance on a credit card. The spreadsheet is already formatted to do the calculations for you! All you have to change is your initial credit card balance and change the APR and minimum payment balan

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The Integer Multiplication Machine
This interactive application presents a model of integer multiplication. As in 'The Integer Addition Machine' the model is based on pulleys that drive a robot along a number line. The model gives an intuitive explanation for the rules governing signed number mul

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This is a complete smartboard lesson discovering the meaning of the solution to an equation. The lesson begins with a subtraction of integers pyramid. Click on the bottom row of blue triangles to reveal the integers to subtract. The difference will be found above them. Review solving a simple 2-

Concession Stand is a business simulation for grades 8 - 12. Students will open a business and use their math skills to complete order forms, update inventory, pay bills, keep a ledger, and open for days of sale. This project works with higher level Blooms Taxonomy and allows students to work toge

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A guided handout (Word document) and a Fathom Simulation file that introduces students to the famous "Monty Hall Problem" and guides students to the discovery that switching doors is always preferred!

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This powerpoint is used to engage students before learning about functions. When you click on a number it will go to the coresponding candy. If you press the push button on the machine it will lead you to a table. The A2 button is special, if you click on the A it will lead to the Pops candy. If you

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A great lesson to introduce scatter plots is by having your students participate in a discovery lab. They will get to see the topic and discover it on their own in an engaging collaborative activity.
This resource includes:
-Background Building Activity
-A Discovery Activity
-Reflections Section

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Explore solving systems of two linear equations using tables and graphs through this interactive smart board program. Students are put into a simulation of a submarine rescuing an injured diver.

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Students will need to create scripts to "teach" a friend about the properties of math via Skype. Students will have a mock Skyping experience as they read their scripts. Enjoy!

This is a great activity that gets your kiddos moving and learning! Great for use with
Slope-Intercept form
graphing lines
y-intercepts
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Payday is an awesome interactive board game similar to the game of Life. Students start with $400,000 and life events cause them to gain or lose money. At the end of each year, students calculate the yearly exponential growth to get their new balance. The first student to $1,000,000 wins.
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Ultimate Algebra Unit Simulation!
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An interactive unit that incorporates activities promoting algebraic thinking and reasoning. Working in whole class, small group/pairs, and individual situations, students explore algebra as they take a simulated trip to the zoo. There is a total of 14 min

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Students write a script, and show work for, two characters who argue about a percent-based change. Students choose whether to write about discount, tax, tip, percent change, or interest.

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This is a great end of year activity for 8th graders where they get to perform a math experiment by choice based upon their strength or interest!
Included in this download:
fully editable document
student sign up sheets
rubric for grading
each project includes student extension opportunities

This PowerPoint is a detailed description, explanation, and animation on how to Multiply and Divide quantities written in Scientific Notation. It includes the following: an introduction, prior knowledge skills needed, direct instruction, independent study, and youtube videos for enrichment. You w

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This multiple choice (5 options per questions) exam has been formulated to conform to the latest standards and will help students gauge how well they are prepared to take the EOC in 2017. There are 60 questions including questions on Statistical Models. There are also some free response questions.

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A step-by-step project with detailed instructions on how to set up an Excel spreadsheet budget. Students will apply math skills in context of a real-life budgeting situation.
Students will create a budget:
-Based on their future career choice.
-Independently by following the instructions using a

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MrOConnor designed a math template flipchart that can be used across all grade levels to teach countless concepts. Give it a try, your students will love the colorful feel, and will gain a deeper understanding of place value, basic operations, big numbers, graphing, multiple step word problems and

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This is a full lesson to celebrate Pi in Math! The lesson includes the lesson plan with CCSS and objective, photo of the activity being performed, direction sheet with chart to fill in for students, and a question sheet for closure.
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th, for 3-14. The students hav

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This project is designed to be an extension after finishing a unit on Graphing Lines. Students are required to make decisions about the profitability of different types of cell phones. They use their skills of slope, y-intercept, parallel, and intersections to determine how many of each type of ph

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