Rating  Views  Title  Posted Date  Contributor  Common Core Standards  Grade Levels  Resource Type  

Cat food and Recycling

1/3/2018 
Linda Meng

7.G.B.6 8.G.C.9 7.RP.A.3 MP.1 MP.2 MP.4 MP.5  7 8  Activity  
Area of a houseGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to find the area of a house floor plan. They will need to use their knowledge of rectangles to identify the missing side lengths to find the correct area. This also allows students to see how area is used in a reallife application. 
4/20/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

7.G.B.6 6.G.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.8  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
2015 Excellence in Mathematics ContestThis is the Team Project from the 2015 Junior High Excellence in Mathematics Contest at ChandlerGilbert Community College. It involves lots of open ended problems from many mathematical areas: Find the weight of a snowman (geometry, proportional reasoning) Find how long it takes ice to form on a lake (rate of change, awkward units) Questions about the amount of mining done in Northern Minnesota (proportional reasoning, conversions) You can use just one part or all parts depending on the audience and the purpose. 
1/27/2015 
Scott Adamson

6.RP.A.2 6.RP.A.3 6.RP.A.3b 7.RP.A.2 7.RP.A.2a 7.RP.A.3 7.G.A.1 7.G.B.6 8.G.C.9 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  6 7 8  Activity  
Earth Day MathThis powerpoint presentation for Earth Day Mathematics Lesson touches on many mathematical concepts such as volume, estimation, mean (average), measurement, and unit conversion. Students work in cooperative groups to find the approximate volume of rubber that a small business has 'rescued' from a local landfill. Alternate application ideas provided. 
1/14/2015 
Lynda Boepple

8.G.C.9 7.RP.A.1 7.G.B.6 HSGGMD.A.3 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  8 7 HS 6  Activity  
Mathematics and AdvertisingThis activity is from the 2011 CGCC Junior High Math Contest Team Project. You may pick and choose which parts of the project to use or use it all! Percent increase/decrease and Area of circles The Counting Principle Pythagorean Theorem and Ratios 
11/19/2014 
Scott Adamson

7.RP.A.3 7.G.B.4 7.G.B.6 8.G.B.7 7.RP.A.2 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  7 8  Activity  
An AREA RiddleKnowing the perimeter of a certain rectangle, see if you can figure out what the area of the rectangle might be. Then, discover what happens to the area when the perimeter of the rectangle doubles... 
11/4/2014 
Lynda Boepple

4.MD.A.3 6.G.A.1 7.G.A.1 7.G.B.6 7.RP.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  4 6 7  Activity  
A Bug's Life  Estimating Area of Irregular PolygonsThis is a creative writing project that includes a rubric for scoring student's work. It works well as a team project. The focus of the project is on solving a contextual problems involving area of a twodimensional object composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, and polygons. 
9/5/2014 
Trey Cox

7.G.B.6 6.G.A.1 MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6  7  Activity 