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Go The Distance Car Construction

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners build and program a car to drive a specific challenge distance.They must at the end of the lesson, have the car that stops the closest to a challenge distance.
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Going the Distance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Show your class why the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Pupils review the use of the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of a missing side of a right triangle. Working in small groups, the scholars devise the...
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The Distance Between Two Rational Numbers

For Teachers 7th Standards
There has to be a better way than counting. Pupils find the distance on a number line between rational numbers by counting. Through a discussion, the class sees the connection between absolute value and the distance between two points....
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The Distance from a Point to a Line

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the fastest way to get from point A to line l? A straight perpendicular line! Learners use what they have learned in the previous lessons in this series and develop a formula for finding the shortest distance from a point to a...
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Talking About Distance, Rate and Time

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Connect the tortoise and the hare fable to mathematics. Learners first identify key terms related to distance, rate, and time. They then solve distance/rate/time problems using different representations.
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Distance and Complex Numbers 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Classmates apply midpoint concepts by leapfrogging around the complex plane. The 12th lesson plan in a 32 segment unit, asks pupils to apply distances and midpoints in relationship to two complex numbers. The class develops a formula to...
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Distances

For Students 6th - 12th
How can you determine the distance between two objects when one is incredibly far away? Discover how early astronomers and mathematicians calculated quantities such as the distance between Earth and the Sun in an insightful video. The...
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Midpoint and Distance Formulas

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Learners use the Pythagorean Theorem to develop a formula to find that distance. They then find the midpoint using an average formula. 
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Distance = Rate x Time Application Problem

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Superman to the rescue! But, how long will he take to get there? Given the distance that Superman is from Lois at different times, individuals determine the rate (speed) at which Superman is flying. Yet another engaging application of...
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Problem Solving Using Distance, Rate, Time (Running)

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Go the extra mile to learn about distance. Scholars learn to apply the distance, rate, and time formula by watching a short YouTube video. The narrator of the video works through several examples using running contexts.
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Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's story time! Show your class how to use a distance-time graph to tell a story. They learn to draw and analyze a graph using distance and time data. The story then continues to compare velocity and time. 
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Distance Between Parallel Lines: Lesson

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rely on slope when counting won't do. Using horizontal and vertical parallel lines, the presentation shows scholars how to find the distance by counting. The video uses the relationship of the slopes of perpendicular lines to find two...
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How Do You Find the Distance Between Two Points?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learn how to use an algebraic formula to find the distance between two given points on a coordinate plane.
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Travel Time and Distance - Fractional Metric Units 2

For Students 4th - 6th
For this travel time and distance worksheet, learners complete travel time and distance word problems containing one and two-digit numbers. They complete five problems.
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Travel Time and Distance - Imperial Units 2

For Students 4th - 5th
Learners complete travel time and distance word problems containing one and two digit numbers. They complete five problems.
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Travel Time and Distance - Imperial Units 1

For Students 4th - 6th
For this travel time and distance worksheet, upper graders complete travel time and distance word problems containing one and two-digit numbers. They complete five problems.
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Travel Time and Distance - Fractional Metrics Units 1

For Students 4th - 6th
Pupils complete travel time and distance word problems containing one and two digit numbers. They complete five problems.
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How Do You Figure Out the Time Traveled if You Know Distance and Speed?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Yes, it's a word problem, but you know the formula for distance, d=rt. The word problem here gives you two values so all you have to do is plug them into the correct place and solve. Don't forget to use the division property of equality...
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Distance Formula with Decimals 1

For Students 4th - 8th
In this distance formula activity, students complete the distance formula with numbers with decimals. Students complete 16 problems total.
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Measuring an Irregular Distance

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The math pirate needs to measure a distance on his treasure map. He realizes that he's not measuring a straight line, but an irregular distance. This short clip is well done, it uses a real-life math application, concrete mathematical...
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Pythagorean Theorem to Determine Distance: Neighborhood Map

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Find the distance between various locations in a neighborhood. Scholars use the interactive to find distances between locations on a map. The map is overlaid onto a grid to provide coordinates for each location, and pupils apply...
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Distance Between Two Points: Biking the Blocks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Distance estimates would be easy if the world were a grid. Scholars work to determine the distance between two structures using a coordinate plane. As an introduction, the lesson focuses on vertical and horizontal distances.
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Distance and Midpoint Formulas in a Mall

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go for a walk in the mall. Pupils find distances between stores on a diagram of a mall on Quadrant I. The scholars also determine the midpoint between a store and an entrance to the mall to then create their own paths and determine their...
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Distance Formula: Right Triangles

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Go the distance with a far out resource. Individuals use an interactive to create right triangles on a coordinate plane to help find distance between two points. Challenge questions aid them in developing the distance formula.

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