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Grades: 9, 10

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Functions
Students will find function relationships in natural systems.
2021-04-19

Grades: 7, 8

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Geometry
Students will use volume of cylinders to help support their firewood selling business.
2021-04-12

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Inequalities
Students will explore linear inequalities and make connections among multiple representations (including algebraic expressions, verbal statements, number line graphs, and solution sets).
2021-04-12

Grades: 5, 6

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Inequalities
Students will explore compound inequalities and make connections among multiple representations (including algebraic expressions, verbal statements, number line graphs, and solution sets).
2021-04-12

Grades: 7, 8

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General
Students will develop volume equations and solve for unknown variables, while helping their boss get the job done.
2021-04-12

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10

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Geometry
Students will use circumference and knowledge of circles to calculate perimeter and area of complex shapes.
2021-04-12

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Geometry
Students will explore the relationship among angles formed by a transversal and a system of two lines.
2021-03-29

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Geometry
Students will communicate in vocabulary-rich conversations about angle relationships.
2021-03-29

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Equations
Students will use sketch to solve "twin puzzles" as a way to practice their order of operations skills.
2021-03-29

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Puzzles and Games
Students will develop their number sense and learn to estimate using place values.
2021-03-29

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Modeling
Students will learn that not all rapid growth is exponential growth, and that another function type (logistic) may provide a better fit when finite resources come into play.
2021-03-26

Grades: 9, 10

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Modeling
Students will learn how to fit a logistics model to automobile fuel efficiency data.
2021-03-26

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Ratios
Students will find part-to-whole ratios of plants on a farm and use these ratios to determine the equivalent fraction, decimal, or percent representation
2021-03-22

Grades: 5, 6

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Expressions
Students will use mathematical language to talk about numbers.
2021-03-22

Grades: 9, 10

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Functions
Students will learn how to solve quadratic equations by completing the square graphically and algebraically.
2021-03-22

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Expressions
Students will find part-to-whole ratios of plants on a farm and use these ratios to determine the equivalent fraction, decimal, or percent representation
2021-03-22

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Expressions
Students will use their math vocabulary to match expressions to visual representations of algebraic expressions.
2021-03-22

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Functions
Students will help students make the transition from one-variable representations (e.g., number lines) to the TWO-variable representation of the coordinate plane.
2021-03-12

Grades: 9, 10

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Trigonometry
Students will learn how to estimate the value for the number pi using trigonometry.
2021-03-12

Grades: 5, 6

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Word Problems
Students will compare math vocabulary and learn to convert word problems to expressions and equations.
2021-03-08

Grades: 5, 6

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Expressions
Students will engage in vocabulary-rich conversations about expressions and equations.
2021-03-08

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Functions
Students will explore linear relationships by observing the starting heights and rates of change of several flags as they are raised and lowered on a flagpole.
2021-03-08

Grades: 9, 10

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Engineering
Students will incorporate functions into OpenSCAD engineering code.
2021-03-08

Grades: 9, 10

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Functions
Students will solve quadratic equations using the area model and plot solutions and equation on a graphing calculator.
2021-03-01

Grades: 5, 6

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Coding
Students will construct complex rectangular prisms in OpenSCAD, then calculate their volumes.
2021-03-01

Grades: 7, 8

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Coding
Students will construct proportional rectangular prisms in OpenSCAD and have other student calculate the scaling factor.
2021-03-01

Grades: 9, 10

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Statistics
Students will learn about scatterplots, modeling nature through functions, and least-squares regression.
2021-02-22

Grades: 7, 8

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Ratios
Students will compare prices by converting to unit rates.
2021-02-22

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Ratios
Students will use ratios to determine the number of balloons needed to float different objects.
2021-02-22

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Coordinate Plane
Students will practice writing coordinate rules to transform figures to complete patterns.
2021-02-22

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Statistics
Students will use vocabulary-rich conversations about scatterplots.
2021-02-09

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Linear Equations
Students will use sliders to explore the relationship between price and number of pieces for various Star Wars LEGO sets and to make several predictions based on that model. Students will also interpret the parameters of their equation in context.
2021-02-08

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Expressions
Students will review the concepts of whole number exponents in anticipation of extended study of exponent rules and scientific notation.
2021-02-06

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Numbers
Students will practice adding and subtracting decimals.
2021-02-06

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Statistics
Students will learn about scatterplots and least-squares regression.
2021-02-02

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Architecture
Students learn to estimate, multiply, and divide with numbers in scientific notation by balancing objects on a scale.
2021-02-02

Grades: 9, 10

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Trigonometry
Students will understand how right triangle ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem forms the basis for trigonometry and the unit circle.
2021-02-02

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Expressions
Students will use scientific notation to express very large and very small numbers.
2021-02-01

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Geometry
Students will practice finding surface area of various prisms.
2021-02-01

Grades: 5, 6

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Fractions
Students will work together on a whiteboard to demonstrate fraction equivalency.
2021-01-18

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Fractions
Students will practice adding and subtracting fractions. They will create expressions to match given criteria (e.g., the greatest value, the least positive value, etc.). Students will reason abstractly and structurally, arguing that their expressions are the greatest or least possible.
2021-01-18

Grades: 9, 10

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Linear Equations
Students will gain greater flexibility for finding solutions for two linear equations.
2021-01-18

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Linear Equations
Students will make sense of systems of equations that have one solution, no solutions, and infinite solutions.
2021-01-18

Grades: 7, 8

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Equality
Students will learn to fluidly transform and manipulate algebraic equations.
2021-01-18

Grades: 5, 6

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Architecture
Students will find area of right triangles and other triangles.
2021-01-11

Grades: 7, 8

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Geometry
Students will find area and perimeter of various polygons using the Pythagorean theorem.
2021-01-11

Grades: 5, 6

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Geometry
Students will find area and perimeter of various polygons.
2021-01-11

Grades: 7, 8

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Geometry
Students will find area and perimeter of a circle using the Pythagorean Theorem.
2021-01-11

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8

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Graphing
Students will learn how to add variables to ordered pairs to animate objects on the coordinate plane.
2021-01-04

Grades: 9, 10

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General
Students will review the properties of radical and integer exponents.
2021-01-04

Grades: 7, 8

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General
Students will understand how to simplify algebraic expressions.
2021-01-04

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Functions
Students will test their ideas by launching the marbles, and have a chance to revise before trying the next challenge.
2021-01-04

Grades: 5, 6

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General
Students will understand how to simplify basic expressions.
2021-01-04

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Graphing
Students will understand signs of numbers in ordered pairs as indicating locations in quadrants of the coordinate plane; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes.
2020-12-14

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General
Students will understand and apply the pythagorean theorem.
2020-12-14

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Functions
Students will graph rational functions, identifying zeros and asymptotes when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior.
2020-12-14

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Graphing
Students will understand signs of numbers in ordered pairs as indicating locations in quadrants of the coordinate plane; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes.
2020-12-14

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Ratios
Students will understand and apply the pythagorean theorem.
2020-12-14

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Functions
Exponential functions
2020-12-14

Grades: 5, 6

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Modeling
Students will understand how to visualize mixed number subtraction problems.
2020-12-07

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Sequences
Students will examine sequences and learn a 3-Cord Celtic knot.
2020-12-07

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General
Students will be able to communicate about rational and irrational numbers.
2020-12-07

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Functions
Students will understand how functions can display distance and time.
2020-12-07

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Functions
Students will increase their knowledge of quadratic systems.
2020-12-07

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General
Students will learn the general idea of balancing equations.
2020-11-21

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Inequalities
Students will solve inequalities with both positive and negative coefficients.
2020-11-21

Grades: 5, 6

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Graphing
Students will learn how to use the coordinate plane.
2020-11-21

Grades: 7, 8

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Graphing
Students will learn how to use the coordinate plane.
2020-11-21

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Functions
Students will have vocabulary-rich conversations about various functions. Key vocabulary that may appear in student questions includes: linear, quadratic, exponential, cubic, absolute value, rational, radical, sinusoid, and step.
2020-11-21

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General
Students will have conversations about rational numbers. Key vocabulary that may appear in student questions includes: numerator, denominator, positive, negative, proper, improper, simplified, equivalent, terminating, repeating, closer to 1, and closer to 0.
2020-11-21

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Ratios
Students explore connections among different representations of proportional relationships, with a glimpse at non-proportional relationships.
2020-11-21

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Functions
Students will practice finding the domain and range of piecewise functions.
2020-11-21

Grades: 5, 6

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General
Students will recognize multi-digit number and decimal place values and operate within base 10.
2020-11-02

Grades: 7, 8

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Ratios
Students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
2020-11-02

Grades: 5, 6

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General
Students will recognize multi-digit number and decimal place values and operate within base 10.
2020-11-02

Grades: 7, 8

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Ratios
2020-11-02

Grades: 9, 10

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Ratios
Students can solve direct proportion and indirect variation problems and graph them.
2020-11-02

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Puzzles and Games
Students will persevere, looking for mathematical patterns to solve a puzzle.
2020-10-26

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Life Skills
2020-10-26

Grades: 7, 8

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Ratios
Students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
2020-10-19

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Life Skills
Students will create a Desmos tool for calculating compound interest.
2020-10-19

Grades: 7, 8

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Ratios
Students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
2020-10-19

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Life Skills
2020-10-19

Grades: 5, 6

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Puzzles and Games
Students will learn how to collaborate with mathematics .
2020-10-18

Grades: 7, 8

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Inequalities
2020-10-12

Grades: 9, 10

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Spreadsheets
Students will import CSV data into a spreadsheet, sort it and visualize the data.
2020-10-12

Grades: 7, 8

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Graphing
Students will solve word problems leading to inequalities of the form px + q > r or px + q < r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.
2020-10-05

Grades: 5, 6

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Word Problems
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions. Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.
2020-10-05

Grades: 7, 8

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General
Students will work with radicals and integer exponents. Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 3^2 × 3^(-5) = 3^(-3) = 1/(3^3) = 1/27.
2020-10-05

Grades: 5, 6

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Modeling
Students will understand the importance the area model as a tool.
2020-09-28

Grades: 7, 8

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Numbers
Students will convert a rational number to a decimal using long division; know that the decimal form of a rational number terminates in 0s or eventually repeats.
2020-09-28

Grades: 9, 10

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Functions
Students will understand the importance of the area model for solving math and science problems.
2020-09-28

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8

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Ratios
Use 1 as the basis of the conversion. 1m=100cm, 1/100. 4qt = 1 gal, 4/1. Invert ratios for simplicity. Practice with each other on whiteboards.
2020-09-28

Grades: 9, 10

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Spreadsheets
2020-09-28

Grades: 9, 10

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Functions
Students will gain new tools for their higher-level math learning experiences.
2020-09-24

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8

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Numbers
Students will review how to manipulate rational numbers.
2020-09-23

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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General
Students will expand their knowledge of fractions and ratios and move towards an understanding of limits.