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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 asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: What time was it 2011 minutes after the beginning of January 1, 2011?...

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Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
03/16/2013
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This lesson plan and assessment takes you on a journey to discover if pollinators find your campus a hospitable home. Core compliant for Grades 3-5, but adaptable to all ages. Are you working with distance learners or in a non-traditional teaching environment? This lesson plan is perfect for you! All you need is a pencil and outdoor space, including sidewalks, local parks, greenways, libraries, and beyond!

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Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
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The Bee Cause Project
12/07/2020
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This resource links to both Measurement & Data progression documents published by the Common Core Writing Teams in June 2011.

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ISBE Math Specialists
08/08/2019
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This activity is a teacher-led demonstration of continental drift and includes a math worksheet for students involving the calculation of continental drift over time. Students will understand what continental drift is, why it occurs, and how earthquakes occur because of it.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Jessica Todd
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Melissa Straten
10/14/2015
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In this activity, Harry explains key concepts about liquid volume, standard units of measure, and how to convert between them. Also included: the mini-game Fill It Up, a comic video about measuring ingredients and quiz-show questions.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
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Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
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PBS LearningMedia
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Teachers' Domain
06/10/2014
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In Module 2 students apply patterns of the base ten system  to mental strategies and a sequential study of multiplication via area diagrams and the distributive property leading to fluency with the standard algorithm.  Students move from whole numbers to multiplication with decimals, again using place value as a guide to reason and make estimations about products. Multiplication is explored as a method for expressing equivalent measures in both whole number and decimal forms.  A similar sequence for division begins concretely with number disks as an introduction to division with multi-digit divisors and leads student to divide multi-digit whole number and decimal dividends by two-digit divisors using a vertical written method.  In addition, students evaluate and write expressions, recording their calculations using the associative property and parentheses.  Students apply the work of the module to solve multi-step word problems using multi-digit multiplication and division with unknowns representing either the group size or number of groups.  An emphasis on the reasonableness of both products and quotients, interpretation of remainders and reasoning about the placement of decimals draws on skills learned throughout the module, including refining knowledge of place value, rounding, and estimation.

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Numbers and Operations
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Module
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New York State Education Department
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EngageNY
07/05/2013
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Grade 5s Module 4 extends student understanding of fraction operations to multiplication and division of both fractions and decimal fractions.  Work proceeds from interpretation of line plots which include fractional measurements to interpreting fractions as division and reasoning about finding fractions of sets through fraction by whole number multiplication.  The module proceeds to fraction by fraction multiplication in both fraction and decimal forms.  An understanding of multiplication as scaling and multiplication by n/n as multiplication by 1 allows students to reason about products and convert fractions to decimals and vice versa.  Students are introduced to the work of division with fractions and decimal fractions.  Division cases are limited to division of whole numbers by unit fractions and unit fractions by whole numbers.  Decimal fraction divisors are introduced and equivalent fraction and place value thinking allow student to reason about the size of quotients, calculate quotients and sensibly place decimals in quotients.  Throughout the module students are asked to reason about these important concepts by interpreting numerical expressions which include fraction and decimal operations and by persevering in solving real-world, multistep problems which include all fraction operations supported by the use of tape diagrams.

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Ratios and Proportions
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
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EngageNY
11/15/2013
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Students learn the metric units engineers use to measure mass, distance (or length) and volume. They make estimations using these units and compare their guesses with actual values. To introduce the concepts, the teacher needs access to a meter stick, a one-liter bottle, a glass container that measures milliliters and a gram scale.

Subject:
Engineering
Measurement and Data
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Lesley Herrmann
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
09/18/2014
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Two besotted rulers must embrace proportional units in order to unite their lands. It takes mathematical reasoning to identify the problem, and solution, when engineers from Queentopia and Kingopolis build a bridge to meet in the middle of the river.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Learning Games Lab
Author:
NMSU Learning Games Lab
07/15/2015
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The evil Scaleo has escaped from prison and is transforming the length, width, and height of objects until they become useless – or dangerous. Who can put things right? Superheroine Scale Ella uses the power of scale factor to foil the villain.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Learning Games Lab
Author:
NMSU Learning Games Lab
07/15/2015
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Students gain an understanding of the layers of the Earth by designing and building clay models.

Subject:
Engineering
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Jennifer Greever
Jessica Todd
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Melissa Straten
10/14/2015
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Students learn about the history of tangrams.  They will learn about each piece in the tangram puzzle and analyze the shapes to complete geometric puzzles and mathematics problems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
07/13/2020
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How far can your vehicle travel? Students design and build a vehicle out of K'Nex with 3-4 wheels, test their designs, analyze their results, make a change, and repeat process. This is a fun STEM activity that can be done with a substitute or if you are getting comfortable with STEM.

Subject:
Engineering
Measurement and Data
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Beth Norman