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Grade 2 Module 7:  Problem Solving with Length, Money, and Data
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Module 7 presents an opportunity for students to practice addition and subtraction strategies within 100 and problem-solving skills as they learn to work with various types of units within the contexts of length, money, and data.  Students represent categorical and measurement data using picture graphs, bar graphs, and line plots.  They revisit measuring and estimating length from Module 2, though now using both metric and customary units.

Subject:
Numbers and Operations
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
02/01/2014
How High Can a Super Ball Bounce?
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Students determine the coefficient of restitution (or the elasticity) for super balls. Working in pairs, they drop balls from a meter height and determine how high they bounce. They measure, record and repeat the process to gather data to calculate average bounce heights and coefficients of elasticity. Then they extrapolate to determine the height the ball would bounce if dropped from much higher heights.

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Mark Moldwin
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Inch by Inch
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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students use an actual ruler to represent various fractions as lengths. This lesson builds on work done in a previous lesson with nonstandard measurement as students use a standard instrument to measure a variety of items. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX)
Provider Set:
ALEX
Date Added:
04/04/2013
Landesbildungsserver Baden-Württemberg
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Der Landesbildungsserver Baden-Württemberg ist die Standard-Plattform Baden-Württembergs für alles im Umfeld Schule.
The german "Educations-Server" of Baden-Württemberg provides a great variety of educational stuff. Well tested and approved for the teachers every-day-life.
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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Unit of Study
Provider:
Land Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Provider Set:
Individual Authors
Author:
Teachers
Date Added:
04/24/2014
Light Plants and Dark Plants, Wet Plants and Dry Ones
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Students plant sunflower seeds in plastic cups, and once germinated, expose them to varying light or soil moisture conditions. They measure growth of the seedlings every few days using non-standard measurement (inch cubes). After a few weeks, they compare the growth of plants exposed to the different conditions and make bar comparative graphs, which they analyze to draw conclusions about the needs of plants.

Subject:
Engineering
Botany
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Mary R. Hebrank
Date Added:
10/14/2015
Lunch in Outer Space!
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Students learn about the unique challenges astronauts face while eating in outer space. They explore different food choices and food packaging. Students learn about the engineering design process, and then, as NASA engineering teams, they design and build original model devices to help astronauts eat in a microgravity environment --- their own creative devices for food storage and meal preparation.

Subject:
Engineering
Astronomy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Abigail Watrous
Beth Myers
Denali Lander
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Date Added:
10/14/2015
The Measurement Debate
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In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad helps resolve a dispute about the squares on the Gollywood Walk of Fame.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
07/10/2008
Measuring Length Precisely
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In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad must measure the length of the rope that will lower Digit from the ceiling to remove the voice box from a statue of Hacker.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WNET
Date Added:
09/11/2008
The Plastic Test
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After a brief history of plastics, students look more closely as some examples from the abundant types of plastics found in our day-to-day lives. They are introduced to the mechanical properties of plastics, including their stress-strain relationships, which determine their suitability for different industrial and product applications. These physical properties enable plastics to be fabricated into a wide range of products. Students learn about the different roles that plastics play in our lives, Young's modulus, and the effects that plastics have on our environment. Then students act as industrial engineers, conducting tests to compare different plastics and performing a cost-benefit analysis to determine which are the most cost-effective for a given application, based on their costs and measured physical properties.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Joseph Frezzo
Peter James Baker
Sharon Holiday
Date Added:
10/14/2015
Reading a Thermometer
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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad learns how to read a thermometer as they try to keep their chocolate sculpture from melting.

Subject:
Mathematics
Algebra
Functions
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
08/29/2008
Second Grade: Preservation Problem Solvers
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The purpose of Preservation Problem Solvers is to encourage students to use leadership and resourceful behaviors to think like a scientist. This module extends the Essential Strategies of Attributes, Questioning, and Creative Problem Solving introduced in Kindergarten and First Grade, is for all students. The classroom teacher should work with a specialist or special educator to find or develop alternate activities or resources for visually impaired students, where appropriate.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Amy Tubman
Margaret Lee
Heidi Strite
Jessica J. Reinhard
Kathleen Gregory
Marcella Brown
Gwen Lewis
Kathleen Hogan
Melinda Wilson
Bruce Riegel
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
07/25/2018