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Backyard Weather Station
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Students use their senses to describe what the weather is doing and predict what it might do next. After gaining a basic understanding of weather patterns, students act as state park engineers and design/build "backyard weather stations" to gather data to make actual weather forecasts.

Subject:
Engineering
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Lauren Cooper
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Date Added:
10/14/2015
Energy Usage Spreadsheet CATE Lesson Plan
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Students will be using real-life energy use data to learn how to use spreadsheets and create graphs to better organize and view data. Discussions can then follow to analyze the data and explain the usage. Real rates are then provided, and students can use the electricity consumed data to create a utility bill for the consumer and compare the standard Residential Service charges to if the member were instead billed by the “Time of Use” rate.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Numbers and Operations
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Date Added:
08/15/2017
Grade 8 Module 6: Linear Functions
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In Grades 6 and 7, students worked with data involving a single variable.  Module 6 introduces students to bivariate data.  Students are introduced to a function as a rule that assigns exactly one value to each input.  In this module, students use their understanding of functions to model the possible relationships of bivariate data.  This module is important in setting a foundation for students’ work in algebra in Grade 9.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
01/10/2014
Music and Sports
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In this group task students collect data and analyze from the class to answer the question "is there an association between whether a student plays a sport and whether he or she plays a musical instrument? "

Subject:
Mathematics
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
10/09/2012
Percents & the U.S. Electoral College
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This is a lesson that could be used in mathematics, social studies, RtII, and/or MTSS.

The lesson involves studying and understanding percents which is beneficial in mathematics and learning about key social studies (civics) terms like majority and plurality.

Case studies are used here, specifically controversial Electoral College results in U.S. Presidential Elections.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Education
History
Mathematics
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Author:
Ronald Stump
Date Added:
02/22/2019