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3D Printing, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and G-Code Basics
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Students learn how 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is revolutionizing the manufacturing process. First, students learn what considerations to make in the engineering design process to print an object with quality and to scale. Students learn the basic principles of how a computer-aided design (CAD) model is converted to a series of data points then turned into a program that operates the 3D printer. The activity takes students through a step-by-step process on how a computer can control a manufacturing process through defined data points. Within this activity, students also learn how to program using basic G-code to create a wireframe 3D shapes that can be read by a 3D printer or computer numerical control (CNC) machine.

Subject:
Computer Science
Engineering
Geometry
Measurement and Data
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
Activities
Author:
Matthew Jourden
Date Added:
05/04/2019
3.MD How Heavy?
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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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Measurement and Data
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Activity/Lab
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
08/06/2015
3.MD India's Bathroom Tiles
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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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Measurement and Data
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
08/06/2015
3.MD Introducing the Distributive Property
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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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Measurement and Data
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
08/06/2015
5.MD Breaking Apart Composite Solids
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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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Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
08/06/2015
Add Weights in Grams
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to give fifth graders an overview of addition and subtraction in kilograms and grams.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Add and Subtract Compound Metric Units
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to give fifth graders an overview of addition and subtraction of weights (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Add and Subtract Money
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about adding and subtracting money with pictures in columns.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Add and Subtract Money Applications
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about adding and subtracting money using words.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Adding Unit Lengths in One Step English Units
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach second graders about adding unit lengths in one step (english units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/04/2015
Addition and Subtraction of Liters Applications
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about one step addition and subtraction - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/04/2015
Addition of Compound Unit Capacities Word Problems
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about addition of compound unit capacities - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Addition of Sequential Capacities Word Problems
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders about addition of sequential capacities - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/04/2015
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Alien Launchers
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What kiddo doesn't want to launch something across the room?! In this challenge, students work to launch an alien the greatest distance using everyday materials. This is a challenge that can easily be adapted to different age groups and a variety of circumstances such as needing substitute plans or just beginning the wonderful world of STEM.

Subject:
Engineering
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
STEMToolkit Administrator
Date Added:
06/16/2021
Alien Launchers
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What kiddo doesn't want to launch something across the room?! In this challenge, students work to launch an alien the greatest distance using everyday materials. This is a challenge that can easily be adapted to different age groups and a variety of circumstances such as needing substitute plans or just beginning the wonderful world of STEM.

Subject:
Engineering
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Beth Norman
Date Added:
12/05/2018
Answer Key for Miscellaneous Problems
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This Word document contains answers to several problems in Units 1 and 2 in Math for Manufacturing: Student Workbook, by Ray Prendergast.

Subject:
Automotive Technology and Repair
Manufacturing
Welding
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Numbers and Operations
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Ray Prendergast
Date Added:
08/01/2018
Answers for Unit 7 of Math for Manufacturing
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Answer key for Unit 7: Beyond Arithmetic of Math for Manufacturing: Student Workbook, by Ray Prendergast.

Subject:
Automotive Technology and Repair
Manufacturing
Welding
Mathematics
Algebra
Measurement and Data
Numbers and Operations
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Ray Prendergast
Date Added:
08/01/2018
Análisis y visualización de datos usando Python
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Python es un lenguaje de programación general que es útil para escribir scripts para trabajar con datos de manera efectiva y reproducible. Esta es una introducción a Python diseñada para participantes sin experiencia en programación. Estas lecciones pueden enseñarse en un día (~ 6 horas). Las lecciones empiezan con información básica sobre la sintaxis de Python, la interface de Jupyter Notebook, y continúan con cómo importar archivos CSV, usando el paquete Pandas para trabajar con DataFrames, cómo calcular la información resumen de un DataFrame, y una breve introducción en cómo crear visualizaciones. La última lección demuestra cómo trabajar con bases de datos directamente desde Python. Nota: los datos no han sido traducidos de la versión original en inglés, por lo que los nombres de variables se mantienen en inglés y los números de cada observación usan la sintaxis de habla inglesa (coma separador de miles y punto separador de decimales).

Subject:
Computer Science
Information Science
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
The Carpentries
Author:
Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran
April Wright
chekos
Christopher Erdmann
Enric Escorsa O'Callaghan
Erin Becker
Fernando Garcia
Hely Salgado
Juan Martín Barrios
Juan M. Barrios
Katrin Leinweber
Laura Angelone
Leonardo Ulises Spairani
LUS24
Maxim Belkin
Miguel González
monialo2000
Nicolás Palopoli
Nohemi Huanca Nunez
Paula Andrea Martinez
Raniere Silva
Rayna Harris
rzayas
Sarah Brown
Silvana Pereyra
Spencer Harris
Stephan Druskat
Trevor Keller
Wilson Lozano
Date Added:
08/07/2020
Applications Metric Lengths and Distance Addition
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about total distance without unit conversion (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Applications of Metric Addition and Subtraction
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach fifth graders about adding and subtracting lengths (metric units).

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/06/2015
Applications of Systems of Equations: An Electronic Circuit
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Does the real-world application of science depend on mathematics? In this activity, students answer this question as they experience a real-world application of systems of equations. Given a system of linear equations that mathematically models a specific circuit—students start by solving a system of three equations for the currents. After becoming familiar with the parts of a breadboard, groups use a breadboard, resistors and jumper wires to each build the same (physical) electric circuit from the provided circuit diagram. Then they use voltmeters to measure the current flow across each resistor and calculate the current using Ohm’s law. They compare the mathematically derived current values to the measured values, and calculate the percentage difference of their results. This leads students to conclude that real-world applications of science do indeed depend on mathematics! Students make posters to communicate their results and conclusions. A pre/post-activity quiz and student worksheet are provided. Adjustable for math- or science-focused classrooms.

Subject:
Engineering
Algebra
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
Activities
Author:
Marianne Livezey
Date Added:
11/01/2017
Applied Mathematics, Third Edition
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Applied Mathematics, Third Edition. This textbook was written for the math component for Associate of Applied Science degrees at the College of Southern Nevada.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Geometry
Measurement and Data
Numbers and Operations
Ratios and Proportions
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jim Matovina
Date Added:
08/19/2019
Area of Squares and Rectangles
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This short video and interactive assessment activity is designed to teach third graders an overview of area of squares and rectangles - word problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 Elementary Math
Date Added:
03/04/2015
Artists, Information Literacy & Climate Change
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This unit explores the various ways information and ideas about climate change are presented through a variety of media. This includes the evaluation of social media posts, research into climate change issues, and an exploration of contemporary art and artists. This was designed and taught in an honors 9th grade English Language Arts Classroom by Dr. Tavia Quaid in response to student interest in climate change and to reinforce key information literacy skills.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Visual Arts
Environmental Studies
Reading Informational Text
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Author:
Shana Ferguson
Date Added:
04/21/2021
Automation and Make
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A Software Carpentry lesson to learn how to use Make Make is a tool which can run commands to read files, process these files in some way, and write out the processed files. For example, in software development, Make is used to compile source code into executable programs or libraries, but Make can also be used to: run analysis scripts on raw data files to get data files that summarize the raw data; run visualization scripts on data files to produce plots; and to parse and combine text files and plots to create papers. Make is called a build tool - it builds data files, plots, papers, programs or libraries. It can also update existing files if desired. Make tracks the dependencies between the files it creates and the files used to create these. If one of the original files (e.g. a data file) is changed, then Make knows to recreate, or update, the files that depend upon this file (e.g. a plot). There are now many build tools available, all of which are based on the same concepts as Make.

Subject:
Computer Science
Information Science
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
The Carpentries
Author:
Adam Richie-Halford
Ana Costa Conrado
Andrew Boughton
Andrew Fraser
Andy Kleinhesselink
Andy Teucher
Anna Krystalli
Bill Mills
Brandon Curtis
David E. Bernholdt
Deborah Gertrude Digges
François Michonneau
Gerard Capes
Greg Wilson
Jake Lever
Jason Sherman
John Blischak
Jonah Duckles
Juan F Fung
Kate Hertweck
Lex Nederbragt
Luiz Irber
Matthew Thomas
Michael Culshaw-Maurer
Mike Jackson
Pete Bachant
Piotr Banaszkiewicz
Radovan Bast
Raniere Silva
Rémi Emonet
Samuel Lelièvre
Satya Mishra
Trevor Bekolay
Date Added:
03/20/2017
BA 101B - Business Analytics
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Second course in a two-course sequence. Introduces and applies technical skills around beginning and managing a small business, including spreadsheets and the use of charts and graphs. Includes reflection and discussion of the application of concepts to a real-world example. Requires teamwork and collaboration to be exercised in completing a group project. Covers application of financial, legal, and administrative procedures in running a business.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Represent business models in spreadsheets including preparation of charts and graphs. Apply key business activities and the primary concepts and terms associated with these activities. Manage a business interacting with the external environment (through a simulation) and describe how this interaction impacts both business and the external environment. Implement the financial, legal, and administrative procedures involved in starting new business ventures. Identify ethical issues facing businesses. Effectively collaborate with team members and communicate professionally.

Subject:
Management
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BARTy
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Modeling traffic data is important for urban planning, creating transportation systems, and even predicting how much foot traffic a retail store can expect in a given day. This genre of dynamic data science activities could be classified as “finding a needle in a haystack,” giving students a chance to mine big data to make insights about traffic use.

According to the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, about 400,000 people used the BART system daily in 2018. In BARTy, students investigate BART data from 2015 to learn about passenger use and explore traffic patterns. The Teacher Guide includes a game-like investigation to locate a “mystery meeting,” and suggests ways to help students figure out peak passenger use, popular stations, and the impact of events in San Francisco on BART usage.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Simulation
Author:
Concord Consortium
Date Added:
08/20/2020
Baby Proportions
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Baby Proportions is an activity designed to challenge students to compare body measurement proportions of adults, students and infants. They then use these proportions to create a scale drawing of themselves and an infant enlarged to be their same height. The idea is to use real world measurements in practicing proportional relationship skills while creating an interesting image when finished.  

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Ratios and Proportions
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Katie Barngrover
Date Added:
11/21/2019
Be “Cool” with Popsicle Engineering
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Beginning kindergarteners are introduced to science and engineering concepts through questions such as “What is a Scientist?” and “What is an Engineer?”, and go on to compare and contrast the two. They are introduced to five steps of the engineering design process and explore these steps using the “I do, we do, you do” set of guided instruction. At the end of the project, students produce a set of purple popsicles that they design using various materials and by following a set of criteria.

Subject:
Engineering
Measurement and Data
Numbers and Operations
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
Activities
Author:
Amy Bliss
Date Added:
06/18/2019
Bean Bar Graph (PreK - 1st Grade) Agricultural STEM Actvity
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In this activity, kids will work on two fundamental early math skills – sorting/classifying, and graphing. There will also be some great fine motor skill practice! Includes place-based discussion questions, activity instructions, extension activities, songs, and student graph worksheets.

NGSS: K-LS1-1, 1-LS1-1, partially meets K-ESS3-1 (book and discussion)

Common Core: MP.4

Time: 45 minutes

Matierals: bag of dried beans ("16 bean soup"), paper bowls, glue, chart paper, the book "One Bean" or similar book about growing food plants, especially beans.

Subject:
Agriculture
Early Childhood Development
Elementary Education
Mathematics
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Columbia Gorge STEM Hub
Date Added:
08/07/2020
Best Practices for Biomedical Research Data Management
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Companion Site for Harvard Medical School Canvas Network MOOC Best Practices for Biomedical Research Data Management. This Open Science Framework project site includes all the materials contained in the Canvas course including: readings and resources; slide presentations; video lectures; activity outlines; research case studies and questions; and quiz questions with answer guide.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Information Science
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Elaine Martin
Julie Goldman
Date Added:
03/01/2021
Best Practices for Biomedical Research Data Management - Canvas Network
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Biomedical research today is not only rigorous, innovative and insightful, it also has to be organized and reproducible. With more capacity to create and store data, there is the challenge of making data discoverable, understandable, and reusable. Many funding agencies and journal publishers are requiring publication of relevant data to promote open science and reproducibility of research.

In order to meet to these requirements and evolving trends, researchers and information professionals will need the data management and curation knowledge and skills to support the access, reuse and preservation of data.

This course is designed to address present and future data management needs.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Information Science
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Harvard University
Author:
Elaine Martin
Julie Goldman
Date Added:
01/05/2018
Bio-Engineering: Making and Testing Model Proteins
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Students act as if they are biological engineers following the steps of the engineering design process to design and create protein models to replace the defective proteins in a child’s body. Jumping off from a basic understanding of DNA and its transcription and translation processes, students learn about the many different proteins types and what happens if protein mutations occur. Then they focus on structural, transport and defense proteins during three challenges posed by the R&D; bio-engineering hypothetical scenario. Using common classroom supplies such as paper, tape and craft sticks, student pairs design, sketch, build, test and improve their own protein models to meet specific functional requirements: to strengthen bones (collagen), to capture oxygen molecules (hemoglobin) and to capture bacteria (antibody). By designing and testing physical models to accomplish certain functional requirements, students come to understand the relationship between protein structure and function. They graph and analyze the class data, then share and compare results across all teams to determine which models were the most successful. Includes a quiz, three worksheets and a reference sheet.

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
Activities
Author:
Beth Podoll
Lauren Sako
Date Added:
06/07/2018