Plato's Closet

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Plato's Closet
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The secondary classroom can be fun too! I try to create fun engaging math activities that have real-world meaning =]
 
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This activity includes 10 stations with problems involving scale factors, scale drawings, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing. Perfect for 7th grade standardized test review!!! Directions: Print out the pages and hang
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Kids love videos game. Engage them by incorporating this video game theme into a compound probability activity. Students help Luigi save Mario by figuring out the probability of keys being hidden in certain room, in level 1. In level 2 Luigi
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This activity has students explore the gravitational factor (constant of proportionality) of the different planets as they follow the Simpson family through space. Students examine proportional relationships found in graphs, tables, equations, etc.
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Students practice triangle inequality theorem through multiple choice problems. Each answer corresponds with a color to complete a color-by-number Spring themed coloring page. Answer key included
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My students were doing just fine finding mark-ups and discounts, but we're struggling with writing an abstract expression to represent the problem. So I developed this matching game. Each puzzle has four parts: a word problem, an expression to
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6th, 7th, 8th
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Student use the distance formula as this activity walks them through their day at Kennywood Park, a popular amusement park located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Students find the distance between different attractions in the park by using the
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Students walk around the "carnival" and answer compound probability questions based on the carnival games. This activity focuses on "and" probabilities, but can simply be edited to accommodate both "and" and "or" probabilities. I completed this
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Students will write the line of best fit and answer questions based on the scatterplot of the Average Number of Snaps Sent per Day. This plot is based on actual data. The back of this worksheet, looks at domain and range of a function. Included in
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8th, 9th
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This activity covers common core statistics topics such as understanding sampling, using mean and MAD, and making comparative inferences about two populations. This 20 question activity has the students up and walking around the room as they try
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Students can use this flowchart to organize their information on Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration, and Fermentation. Great to use as a review or study tool.
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Students will look at 14 recipe cards, each with an original recipe and a scaled recipe. It is up to the students to determine whether the recipe has been scaled up, or scaled down, and to determine the scale factor. Great practice. Lots of
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This activity is for the first day of your geometry unit. First have the students cut the vocabulary words out and sort them into two piles (words they know and words they do not). Then, give students the definition page. Have them place the
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Students will practice writing, solving, and graphing one and two-step equations and inequalities in this interactive "walk-around" activity. Great for standardized test review!!! Print out slides (one per page), hang them around the room and have
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Students will work with discounts, tax, tip and percent of change in this fun, engaging activity. This product has two versions: one that can be used as a project, and the second as a worksheet. You choose! Version 1: The students work with a
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The 6 stations review: 1. one, two, and multistep inequalities (with a word problem) 2. multi-step equations (with word problem) 3. two-step equations (with a word problem) 4. equations with variables on both sides (with 2 word problems) 5. solving
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Students are given a description of a vocabulary word, dealing with biomolecules. Their partner is given a second description for the same word. Using both clues the student work as a pair to determine what the vocabulary word is. Options: Have
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This worksheet follows along with the Crash Course Video on Cell Transport. On the back of the worksheet, there is a matching section for students to try independently. They must match each type of cellular transport with the appropriate picture.
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Understanding words associated with positive and negative integers is essential for solving integer word problems. Have you students cut out the "key words"and place them where they think they belong before starting your unit on adding integers.
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Help students better visualize cross sections using candy! Students are presented it an image of a type of candy then asked to draw the shape of the cross sections either parallel to the base or perpendicular to the base. I have my students using
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Students discover the tangent ratio by constructing three triangles of different size with the same angle measures, and completing a table that leads them to discover what the tangent ratio is. This activity can be done completely independently,
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