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 Adding Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators (SMILE) - Camille Gales, Edward Coles Elementary School A 7th grade lesson designed to provide students with practice in adding mixed fractions with unlike denominators. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>> Algebra Project: Organizing in the Spirit of Ella - Civic Practices Network (CPN) This math-science program in Cambridge, MA has organized local communities to help make algebra available to all 7th and 8th grade students, regardless of their prior level of skill development or academic achievement. This paper examines how the developers ...more>> All Those Advertising Dollars! - Kent Anderson; SCORE Mathematics After getting information from advertising statistics available on the Internet, students calculate percent increases (or decreases) for the top 25 companies in terms of advertising dollars spent during a year. At the end of the activity students will ...more>> Arithmetic for Home Schooling - Bill Hemmer; Hemmer Publishing Company A traditional program covering math from basic arithmetic through pre-algebra, for grades 3-7, focusing on six subject areas: whole number, fractions, decimals, percents, measurement, and pre-algebra. The order and format of the topics allow flexibility ...more>> Awesome Grades in Math and Science (AGMS) - Anita Delmar; AwesomeInfo.com, Inc. You may purchase the AGMS main volume, a comprehensive guide for success in grades 7-12 math and science courses; a checklist/diagnostic tool; and a Web resource list (Anita Delmar's personal collection of the "best of the best" in math and science help ...more>> The Bigger They Are... - Jared Sliger; SCORE Mathematics "Man, he really put his weight into that one!" "The only reason he gets more rebounds is because he is so tall!" "They don't cover him any more because he is so old, that is why he catches so many passes!" Are any of these statements legitimate? Students ...more>> California Here We Come! - Jeanine Hill; SCORE Mathematics A trip across the USA. Each team will choose any state capital on the east coast as their starting point. They will travel west stopping at each state capital along the way and record miles traveled. Each student group will create a chart or table showing ...more>> Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) - Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada Home of the Canadian Mathematics Competitions (CMC); the Canadian Computing Competition; and contests for middle and high school students. Download PDFs of contest problems dating back to 1997. Register, obtain results from the competitions, participate ...more>> Circles - Diameter, Circumference, Radius and the Discovery of Pi (SMILE) - Kathleen Ryan, Randolph Magnet School A 7th grade lesson designed to help students identify and measure the diameter, circumference, and radius of a circle. The students discover the approximate value of pi through the relation between the diameter and circumference. From the Geometry and ...more>> College Fund From Great Aunt Betty - Nancy Roeban; SCORE Mathematics Great Aunt Betty left you \$1,000 to go towards your college fund. Now, you will be investing your new found money into a 30 month CD. The account will be automatic, since it will be done through the Web site. Your job will be to calculate the growth of ...more>> Company is Coming - Nancy Roeban; SCORE Mathematics Grandma is coming for a visit tomorrow, and her doctor has put her on a fat free diet. You have found a fat free recipe for pancakes, which serves eight. Since Grandma can't eat eight pancakes, you'll need to find 1/2 of the recipe. Mom found out about ...more>> Coordinate Graphing - Laurie L. Dunbar; SCORE Mathematics Learn the basics of coordinate graphing and practice plotting points on the coordinate axis. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics Lessons. ...more>> Discovering Growth Patterns - Emilie Mason; SCORE Mathematics Differences between linear and exponential growth functions. A student page instructs students to locate four specified sites on the Internet. After data are collected, pattern predictions are made. Graphing the collected data is done using ClarisWorks' ...more>> Does More Wins Mean More Fans at the Ballpark? - Kent Anderson; SCORE Mathematics After getting information from the past baseball season off the Internet, students will calculate an attendance-to-win ratio for each of the 28 major league teams and then study the results to see if winning always leads to good attendance. Aligned to ...more>> Elementary Thoughts: A Collection of Gail's Responses - Gail Englert A collection of Gail Englert's responses to questions from elementary and middle school teachers, parents, and students, in the Teacher2Teacher service. Covers a wide range of elementary mathematics topics, as well as teaching points. ...more>> EXAMgen Computerized test item-banks for secondary school teachers. Math assessment databases cover curricula from 7-8th grade: Basic Math, Integrated Math, High School Exit Level, Algebra modules and Geometry modules. The databases have multiple choice, short ...more>> Exclusive Educational Products - Exclusive Educational Products Order math resources and manipulatives for the curriculum of Ontario, Canada, as listed by grade or by the strands of number sense, measurement, patterning and algebra, geometry, data management, and assessment. Virtual workshops include samples from ...more>> Factors (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy A lesson for grades 5-7 designed to teach students to find and record groups formed by using pennies; define factor, product, prime, and composite; write related number sentences; find the factors of whole numbers; classify numbers as prime or composite; ...more>> Geometry Distance of Triangles using a Protractor (SMILE) - Eileen Lally, A. Philip Randolph Magnet School Students in the 7th grade learn how to use the protractor to measure angles, and use this ability to solve a problem involving distance. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and ...more>> Grades 6-7: Lesson Plans (The Lesson Plans Page) - Kyle Yamnitz, Univ. of Missouri A searchable archive of lesson plans for arithmetic, patterns, estimation, graphs, place value, fractions, measurement, number sense, geometry, and many more. Includes suggestions for games, manipulatives, calculators, and spreadsheets. ...more>> Grade Seven Problems - The Canadian School Math Page A variety of word problems at the Canadian 7th grade level, with hints and answers. ...more>> Highline Advanced Math Program - Don and Jerre McQuinn; Highline Council PTSA, Seattle, WA A math enrichment program for students in grades 5-7. Lessons (first and second year) and a homework helper; Math Quizzer; definitions, and unit conversions. Also practice quizzes for the Olympiads. ...more>> How Much is a Million? (SMILE) - Sharon Simmons, Joseph Stockton Elementary School A lesson for grades 7-8 designed to teach students to estimate how much a million of something weighs. From the Recreational and Creative Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for ...more>> How Popular Is Your Favorite Site? - Cheryl Harrigan; SCORE Mathematics Keep track of the counter at your favorite site for several months. Is it increasing, decreasing, or staying the same in popularity? Can you find an equation that will allow you to predict the amount of visitors your site will have in the months to come? ...more>> How To Measure Area (SMILE) - Levi Johnson, James Otis A 7th grade lesson designed to help students gain an understanding of square units. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>> An Introduction to Area and Perimeter (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy A lesson for grades 4-7 designed to use a phenomenological approach to teach students to measure, record, discover, and apply rules for area and perimeter. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons ...more>> An Introduction to Pi and the Area of a Circle (SMILE) - Edwina R. Justice, Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy A lesson for grades 5-7 that uses a phenomenological approach to observe and discuss the relation between circumference and diameter and how that relation, called pi, is used in the formula for the area of a circle. From the Geometry and Measurement section ...more>> Introduction to Wireman - Martin Mulder; SCORE Mathematics A lesson written to assist teachers in using the Wireman project at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The application, Wireman, allows students to put wireframe objects like: spheres, cylinders, cones, squares, and super spheroids together to ...more>> Karismath - CLSO Learning Systems, Inc. Math topics, including Algebra, are presented visually, through lessons (Flash animations that explain a target concept), demos (Flash animations that explain every exercise template to be used) and worksheets (PDF format) that can be downloaded. Each ...more>> Kids SyvumBook Series - Syvum Technologies, Inc. Interactive educational software for English, Knowledge, and Math, targeted for kids ages 6-12. Each Kids SyvumBook offers multimedia strips and main activity frames. Four levels of Math SyvumBooks help improve arithmetic, algebra, and basic number skills ...more>> Lesson for Multiplying and Dividing Fractions with Post It Notes (SMILE) - Robert Foote, Disney Magnet School A 7th grade lesson designed to teach students to measure various dimensions of rectangles to the nearest fraction of an inch, dividing fractions to predict the number of Postits needed to meet the length and width of the rectangles. From the Arithmetic ...more>> Magic Mountain Coaster Computation - Stephanie Loopstra, Ed Avery; SCORE Mathematics You are going to Magic Mountain. Everyone has a favorite roller coaster. Some are fast, or loopy, or crazy. You will discover the highest, and fastest coaster in Magic Mountain. Aligned to the California State Standards. An activity guide from the Energy ...more>> Mandelbrot Midlevels Competition A mathematics competition that emphasizes problem-solving, geared towards students in seventh and eighth grade. Three rounds are distributed to schools throughout the year; students may participate in individual or team portions of the contest. Site ...more>> MATHCOUNTS - MATHCOUNTS Foundation A national math coaching and competition program that promotes 7th and 8th grade math achievement through grass-roots involvement in every U.S. state and several territories. At the beginning of each school year, the MATHCOUNTS Foundation distributes, ...more>> Math Crosswords - Cheryl Harrigan; SCORE Mathematics Students create crossword puzzles that use the definitions of math terms as clues. The terms are the answers that go into the puzzle. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics ...more>> Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt - Eldred Marshall; SCORE Mathematics Students match a fact with a mathematician or scientist, using the Internet. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics Lessons. ...more>> Mathematics Pentathlon - Pentathlon Institute A program of interactive problem-solving games, supportive curricular and instructional activities, and assessment tools for students in grades K-7. This motivational program strengthens basic math concepts and skills, aligns with national and state mathematics ...more>> Math Tools Grade 7 - Math Forum A community library of software tools for seventh grade math students (12-13 year-olds) and their teachers. Math7 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with ...more>> A McTrip Back In Time - Melanee Stearns; SCORE Mathematics Students travel back to 1954 to a McDonald's Restaurant to see how prices have changed, adding and subtracting money with regrouping. It is assumed that they have had some prior experience with graphing. Aligned to the California State Standards. From ...more>> Monthly Cost of Living - Food - Ric Cooley; SCORE Mathematics Students determine how much they would need to feed a family for a month, plan meals, and use Internet grocery stores to find the cost of individual food items. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources ...more>> Number Up (SMILE) - Ernestine Bickham, Maria Saucedo Magnet School A lesson for grades 7-8 that uses a deck of cards to help students practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, and order of operations. From the Recreational and Creative Math section of a collection of almost 200 single ...more>> Olympic Records Through Time - Cheryl Harrigan; SCORE Mathematics Are we faster, stronger, better than we used to be? Compare the records of gold medal olympic winners for the last 100 years and decide. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics ...more>> Percents: (An application to real life problems) (SMILE) - Lucille H. Chambers, Trumbull School A lesson for grade 7 designed to teach students to find a percent of a number by multiplying by a fraction or a decimal equivalent to that percent. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the ...more>> Pi Day - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ Answers to a frequently asked question: What activities can I use for Pi Day? ...more>> PlaneMath - InfoUse, in cooperation with NASA Materials for elementary school students about math and aeronautics, designed to stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education ...more>> Population Ratios - Kelley Wilcox; SCORE Mathematics An interdisciplinary project (mathematics, social studies) where students choose a county in the United States and, using ratios, convert the statistics into meaningful numbers. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California ...more>> The Probability of Pintails - Rob Roy; SCORE Mathematics Students use percentages to calculate the probability and probable number of various types of ducks in a wildlife refuge. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics Lessons. ...more>> Pumpkin Pie For All! - Dee Lehar; SCORE Mathematics Pumpkin pie for the whole class - imagine making enough pie so that everyone could have a piece, with enough pie to take one home. The recipe you have makes 1 pie at a time, which only has 8 pieces... Aligned to the California State Standards. From the ...more>> Ratios and Proportions (SMILE) - Mamie P. Scott, Edward Coles Elementary School A 7th grade lesson designed to review ratios and proportions and to teach students to determine the relation between individual height and reach; find equal ratios; solve word problems using ratios by trial and error; and practice finding pictorial expressions ...more>> Ratios, Mars, and the Internet - Michael Cragin; SCORE Mathematics A simple project that integrates mathematics and technology. Students calculate real ratios that exist between the planets Earth and Mars, using the Internet or a simulated Internet environment to check their work. Aligned to the California State Standards. ...more>>
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