This lesson will allow students to select and share what details are …

This lesson will allow students to select and share what details are important on a topic. Groups of students will research a topic and then discuss and determine the top 25 important things someone should know about the topic.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the properties of …

An interactive applet and associated web page that demonstrate the properties of a 30-60-90 triangle. The applet shows a right triangle that can be resized by dragging any vertex. As it is dragged, the remaining vertices change so that the triangle's angles remain 30 degrees, 60 degrees and 90 degrees The text on the page points out that the sides of a 30-60-90 triangle are always in the ratio of 1 : 2 : root 3 Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. This resource is a component of the Math Open Reference Interactive Geometry textbook project at http://www.mathopenref.com.

NOTE: These are video notes! They are to be used AFTER instruction of these concepts or possibly as a precursor to the actual activities.

The link provided is a 27 minute video that I have used for notes with my 6th grade honors class. Obviously students shouldn't sit down and watch a 27 minute video all at once but it could be used in a part series as students are discovering these concepts in your class with actual activities.

I love Educreations because it's really easy to make a video, get a link that you can embed into any online classroom space, and a large portion of the storage space is free! YAY FREE!

Using cameras mounted to drones, students will design and construct an experiment …

Using cameras mounted to drones, students will design and construct an experiment to take enough photos to make a 3-dimensional image of an outcrop or landform in a process called structure from motion (SfM). This activity has both a hands-on component (collecting data with the drone) and a computer-based component (creating the 3-dimensional model).___________________Drones can take photos that can be analyzed later. By planning ahead to have enough overlap between photos, you take those individual photos and make a 3-dimensional image!In this activity, you guide the students to identify an outcrop or landform to study later or over repeat visits. They go through the process to plan, conduct, and analyze an investigation to help answer their science question.The Challenge: Design and conduct an experiment to take enough photos to make a 3-dimensional image of an outcrop or landform, then analyze the image and interpret the resulting 3-d image.For instance they might wish to study a hillside that has been changed from a previous forest fire. How is the hillside starting to shift after rainstorms or snows? Monitoring an area over many months can lead to discoveries about how the erosional processes happen and also provide homeowners, park rangers, planners, and others valuable information to take action to stabilize areas to prevent landslides.

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This task requires students to find the area of a rectilinear figure …

This task requires students to find the area of a rectilinear figure and model their thinking through multiple equations. This task relates to the Common Core State Standards: 3.MD.C.7d and 3.OA.D.8.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

Write and/or solve linear equations in one variable. b. Write and/or solve …

Write and/or solve linear equations in one variable.

b. Write and/or solve two-step equations of the form px + q = r and p(x + q) = r, where p, q and r are rational numbers, and interpret the meaning of the solution in the context of the problem.

This task is focused on Common Core Standards 3.OA.3 Students are applying …

This task is focused on Common Core Standards 3.OA.3 Students are applying understanding of multiplication concepts to solve a multi-step word problem related to a real life context. This is a good beginning task to help students show all their work using equations to represent the solution path for the task. It also helps students focus on precision as they need to represent the problem with the correct equations.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one …

This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important aspects of the task and its potential use.

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