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

Developing and Solving Equations Unit

1/27/2018 
Tami Carr

6.EE.A.2 6.EE.A.2a 6.EE.A.2b 6.EE.A.2c 6.EE.A.3 6.EE.A.4 6.EE.B.5 6.EE.B.6 6.EE.B.7 7.EE.B.4 7.EE.B.4a 7.EE.B.4b 7.EE.A.1 7.EE.B.3 7.EE.A.2 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  7 8 HS  Lesson  
Knee surgery & Muscle weakness

1/3/2018 
Linda Meng

HSACED.A.1 HSACED.A.2 HSFLE.A.3 HSFLE.A.1 HSFLE.A.1a MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5  HS  Activity  
Is a Super Ball REALLY Super?Is a Super Ball REALLY "super?" This activity allows students to collect data and to make an argument regarding this quetions. See the PowerPoint for details about the activity... Note: It is best to gain access to an authentic, WhamO Super Ball made with Zectron! https://www.amazon.com/orginalsuperballwtihzectron/dp/B0001ZN49I/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1513808409&sr=82&keywords=whamo+super+ball 
12/20/2017 
Scott Adamson

6.RP.A.1 6.RP.A.3 7.RP.A.2 7.RP.A.3 8.F.A.3 8.F.B.4 8.F.B.5 HSFIF.C.7 HSFIF.B.6 HSACED.A.2 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  5 6 8 7 HS  Activity  
Scatter Plot ActivityGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to see different types of correlation and recognize the patterns associated with each type of correlation. They will then have to create their own scatter plot based on directions given. 
5/10/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

8.SP.A.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.8  4 5 6 7 8 HS  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  
Estimating the MeanGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to randomly draw words from an excerpt to estimate the mean length word count of the entire document. 
4/20/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

7.SP.A.2 7.SP.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Creating a histogram using temperaturesGoal: The goal of the current activity is to have students read data from a map of the U.S., create a frequency table, answer questions and create a frequency histrogram. 
4/7/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

6.SP.B.4 6.SP.B.5 6.SP.B.5a MP.1 MP.4 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Creating a Probability ModelGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to grasp the understanding of how to put together a probability model for the rolling of a single die and also the sum of the rolls of two dice. 
3/28/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

7.SP.C.5 7.SP.C.7 7.SP.C.7a 7.SP.C.7b 7.SP.C.8 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Understanding probability using a deck of cardsThis activity is to familiarize your students with a standard deck of cards. Have your students get into groups of 2 or 3 and walk them through the beginning part. You can chose to have your students simplify each probability as a fraction or round to the thousandths place. Hopefully the students will see that all of the probabilities they find will always be between 0 and 1 inclusive. 
3/2/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

7.SP.C.5 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Inferences about two populationsGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to compare to samples from two different populations. They will make inferences based on what they find from their dot plot. 
1/13/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

6.SP.A.2 6.SP.B.5 6.SP.B.5c 7.SP.B.4 7.SP.B.3 7.SP.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.8  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Outlier ActivityGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to interpret measures of central tendency when an outlier is present. They will also be able to identify which value is an outlier and create a boxplot as well. 
1/13/2017 
Ashley Nicoloff

6.SP.A.2 6.SP.A.3 6.SP.B.4 6.SP.B.5c 6.SP.B.5d 6.SP.B.5 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.6 MP.7  5 6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Ice Cream and TemperatureCorrelation ActivityGoal: The goal of this activity is for students to graph the data on a scatterplot and discuss the relationship they see between ice cream and temperature. 
12/12/2016 
Ashley Nicoloff

8.SP.A.2 8.SP.A.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.6  6 7 8 HS  Activity  
Motivating Function NotationPat Thompson, ASU Mathematics Educator, wrote an article titled "Why use f(x) when all we really mean is y?” (see below for a link to the article). This activity is designed to help motivate a need for function notation and uses desmos.com as a tool. http://patthompson.net/PDFversions/2013WhyF(x).pdf 
10/8/2016 
Scott Adamson

8.F.B.5 HSFIF.A.2 HSFIF.C.8 HSFIF.C.9 HSFBF.A.1 HSFBF.B.4a MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  7 8 HS  Activity  
Quadratic Function Models  Fuel Efficiency ContextA PowerPoint presentation associated with the context of fuel efficiency as related to speed in miles per gallon. The intent of the task is for students to articulate the meaning of the parameters (coefficients) of a quadratic function model. 
6/15/2016 
Scott Adamson

HSFIF.C.7 HSFIF.C.7a HSFIF.C.9 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  8 HS  Activity  
Linear Function Model  Blood Alcohol ContentThis is the PowerPoint version of the activity related to developing a linear function model for the context of BAC. 
6/15/2016 
Scott Adamson

8.F.A.3 8.F.B.4 8.F.B.5 HSFIF.C.8 HSFBF.A.1 HSFLE.A.1a HSFLE.A.1b MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  8 HS  Activity  
Broomsticks  Multiplicative ReasoningThis is the broomsticks activity created by Ted Coe. 
6/15/2016 
Scott Adamson

7.RP.A.3 4.OA.A.1 4.OA.A.2 6.RP.A.3c HSNQ.A.3 HSNQ.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  8 HS 7 4 5 6  Activity  
Covariation and the Finger ToolThe intended sequence is: Sprinter Skateboarder Bungee Jumper Jump start the car 
6/15/2016 
Scott Adamson

HSFIF.B.4 HSFIF.C.7 8.F.B.5 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  8 HS  Activity  
Oscar the Grouch and His New HomeThis is a Calculus III project focused on Lagrange multipliers and constrained optimization. 
8/6/2015 
Scott Adamson

HSGMG.A.3 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  HS  Resource  
Derivative of Trigonometric FunctionsThis is a project designed for a Calculus 1 course. 
7/1/2015 
Scott Adamson

HSFTF.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8  HS  Resource  
Cal Clulus: In Pursuit of Justice!This project involves a movie that was written by, directed by, and starring Dr. Scott Adamson and Dr. Trey Cox. The focus of the project is making sense out of average rate of change, instantaneous rate of change, and the Mean Value Theorem. Watch this clip first with your class before doing the activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBRwU9ubYQo After doing the activity, view the 2nd part of the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqy3VivFs9Y 
6/30/2015 
Trey Cox

HSFIF.A.2 HSFIF.B.6 HSFIF.C.7a MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5  HS  Video  
Wile E. Coyote  Modeling with Trigonometric Functions (Writing project)This project requires students to mathematically model the design of a roller coaster using a sinusoidal function to estimate the total cost of construction. *If an instructor would like a student solution just contact one of the authors. 
6/30/2015 
Trey Cox

HSFTF.B.5 HSFTF.B.7 HSFIF.A.2 HSFIF.B.4 HSFIF.B.5 HSFIF.C.7 HSFIF.C.7e HSFBF.A.1 MP.1 MP.2 MP.4 MP.5  HS  Activity  
Coin Counting  Dan Meyer Three ActTaskSystems of equations can be a difficult concept for students to understand. This activity is a useful tool for introducing the concept in a concrete way that will help them make sense of the ideas and procedures for solving a system of linear equations. 
6/23/2015 
Trey Cox

8.EE.C.8 8.EE.C.8a 8.EE.C.8b 8.EE.C.8c HSAREI.C.6 HSAREI.D.11 MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5  8 HS  Activity  
Creating a Histogram using the TI 83/84 calculatorThe steps to creating a histogram on the TI calculator. 
6/4/2015 
Trey Cox

None
MP.5

5 6 7 8 HS  Resource  
Creating a box plot on the TI 84 CalculatorSteps for entering data into lists and creating a box (box and whisker) plot. 
6/4/2015 
Trey Cox

None
MP.5

5 6 7 8 HS  Resource  