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#### When I Grow Up: Career Lessons and Activities for Grades 6-8

The When I Grow Up series features 13 math, science, and career exploration lessons and activities for middle schoolers. Pupils choose a profession based on their strengths and interests, then complete a handout that identifies their...

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#### TeachEngineering: NanoTech - Insights into a Nano-Sized World

Ferrofluids, quantum dots, and good nanoparticles. Young material scientists and engineers are introduced to the field of nanoscience with two lessons and four activities. Topics covered include an introduction to nanotechnology and its...

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#### TeachEngineering: Walk the Line - A Module on Linear Functions

The nine resources in the TeachEngineering: Walk the Line - A Module on Linear Functions unit, designed for Pre-algebra or Algebra 1 classes, focuses on the characteristics of linear equations in algebraic and graphic formats. Scholars...

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#### Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for Middle School

Good assessments are hard to find—assessments that address content standards and fit into standard class periods. The six assessments in the middle school collection are 80-minute forms, divided into two 40-minute sections, and are...

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#### Life Science

Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...

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#### Environmental Engineering and Water Chemistry

Introduce young scientists to the fundamentals of environmental engineering with a nine-resource collection that looks at air, land, and water quality concerns. The unit begins with a PowerPoint presentation that provides background...

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#### Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...

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#### EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 6: Linear Functions

Linear Functions are the topic of a 16-part math module designed for eighth-graders. Fourteen lessons require mathematicians to work closely with linear functions, numerical data, linear and nonlinear models, and bivariate categorical...

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#### Dirty Decomposers

Do not let the class just sit and rot. Pupils learn how decomposition and nutrient recycling is important to an ecosystem. Groups design an experiment to determine how environmental conditions affect decomposition. They develop a poster...

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#### Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...

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#### Equation Table Graph

Your Algebra learners will appreciate this fabulous, two-page printable. The first page has a list of numbers that lead to the learners writing an equation in a cloud that represents these numbers, and then filling in a table, and...

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#### Hand Span and Height

Is there a relationship between hand span width and height? Statisticians survey each other by taking measurements of both. A table that can hold data for 24 individuals is printed onto the worksheet, along with questions for analysis....

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#### 8.SP.1Texting and Grades I

Here is a fitting question for middle schoolers to consider: Is there a relationship between grade point average and frequency of sending texts? Starting statisticians examine a scatter plot and discuss any patterns seen.

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#### Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!

What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media helps the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider...

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#### Is It or Isn't It Proportional

How can you tell if number relationships are proportional? Mathematicians investigate proportional relationships. They compare and contrast functions and graphs to determine the characteristics of proportional relationships, as well as...

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#### 30 Seconds

New ReviewThirty seconds are all scholars have to develop an engaging commercial to showcase their talents and experience within a specific occupation. Pairs work collaboratively to keep each other on time to deliver information speedily and ask...

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#### Take It in Stride

One step at a time, pupils practice their measurement techniques as they analyze their stride length. They design their own procedures for measuring and relate their stride measurements to the distance traveled by making calculations.

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#### House Warming

Things should heat up during a hands-on lesson exploring solar energy. An enlightening activity challenges young scientists to design a structure that collects solar energy efficiently. They keep track of temperature data over time and...

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#### Breaking Point

Leaf toughness can add to its herbivore appeal. Learns design an experiment to quantify leaf toughness and then perform their procedures. They follow the experiment with a set of questions that ask them to think about how leaf toughness...

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#### Insulation Station

It's all about the material. Learners experiment with different substances as they try to keep an ice cube from melting. They draw conclusions by answering a set of questions about the types and amount of material that had the best result.

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#### Powering a Device Using Food

Eat up a resource on using food to power electrical devices. Future engineers first experiment with different fruits and vegetables to determine the amount of electrical energy they provide. Based on the data, they design and create an...

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#### Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for Middle School)

There are more ways to use mint candies than to just eat them. In groups, learners design and build race cars using mint candies, drinking straws, Popsicle sticks, index cards, and other materials. They decide on an independent variable...

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#### People and Places

Graph growth in the US. Given population and area data for the United States for a period of 200 years, class members create graphs to interpret the growth over time. Graphs include population, area, population density, and population...

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#### Least-Squares Regression

Less is best when looking at residuals. Scholars use an interactive to informally fit a linear regression line to data on a scatter plot. The interactive provides a correct best fit line with residuals and correlation coefficient to...