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Rocket Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How high will it fly? Pairs build straw rockets and launch them at different angles and determine the height and horizontal distance of the flight path. Teams make conjectures about how the angle affects the measured distances and use...
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Projectile Motion and Quadratic Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Model the flight of a ball. Small groups collect time data for how long it takes to toss a ball between two people. The teacher leads a discussion about projectile motion to get the class thinking about how to calculate the equation of...
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Hot Under the Collar

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It is close enough for all practical purposes. Pupils see two methods to convert degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit, one with exact numbers and another using estimation. Learners review both methods and determine when the estimation...
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Voting in Your Town

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A socially important resource focuses on voter turnout and roadblocks to voting. Scholars review resources on voting stats, watch a documentary, and participate in group discussion regarding voting in their local communities. Academics...
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Tweeting for Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do some good with social media. Secondary scholars participate in a live Twitter chat focusing on social justice issues. The thought-provoking activity allows academics to set up a live chat, create responses, and express their personal...
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Truth to Power: Writing Letters for Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can letter writing really create social change? Pupils create and mail formal letters addressing a specific organization to promote social change they wish to see. Class members reflect on the process and responses they received in small...
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Unit Assessment: From Identity to Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Four projects enable class members to show what they have learned about ways they can stand up for democracy. to begin, individuals review their identity charts and craft a mask that represents themselves. Next, groups create a short,...
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Spotlight on Change Agents

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A thought-provoking resource guides learners as they interview agents of social change and share their findings. Scholars select an individual, create questions, conduct the interview, and create a profile of the person they selected....
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Exploring Types of Variation Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Create a variable list of problems. Groups come up with four scenarios. Each situation represents different types of variation, direct, inverse, joint, and combined. Teams then generate questions about their contextual problems for...
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Journalism for Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Roll the presses! Or at least have your class members participate in the time-honored tradition of the student press by creating their own newspapers or journalist pieces on a social problem. After conducting research and collaborating...
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Film Festival

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everybody's a critic—even your pupils! Using the included resources as a guide, screen films related to social justice and ask film enthusiasts to critique them. Publish the reviews for your school community or develop a film festival...
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Statistical Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Put your knowledge of sample surveys to good use. Pupils begin by conducting a survey of class members. They identify an appropriate topic and sampling technique; collect and organize their data; compute and analyze statistical measures;...
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PHamily PHeud: An Exploration in Surveys

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get to know the class much better. Scholars brainstorm a topic of interest and then design and conduct a class survey. Using the top responses, they create a game similar to Family Feud and take part in a class competition.
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Analyzing Data from Peer Survey

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We all want to know what we're thinking. Scholars analyze and report data collected in a previous survey on peer attitudes toward current events. They calculate the mean, median, range, and standard deviation before creating histograms...
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Peer Survey on Current Events

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Stay up to date on current events as well as how the class views the issues. A performance task has scholars select a current event of interest and design a class survey on the topic. They conduct the survey, analyze, and report the...
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The Next Big Thing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make sure the next product is a hit. An engaging task has scholars design an item to sell at a sports event and then conduct a marketing survey. They decide whether to use random sampling, stratified sampling, or cluster sampling, and...
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Survey Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to take a survey. After looking at an example of a survey on lunch preferences, groups design their own surveys. They consider the sample size and sampling technique, then conduct the surveys. As a final activity, they create...
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Data Analysis Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do classmates think? In groups, learners design surveys to investigate chosen topics. They conduct the survey, then analyze the results. As part of the activity, they must calculate the mean, median, mode, variance, and standard...
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Connecting Theoretical and Experimental Probability

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Play some games, develop a law, and then call it a day. Learners first perform a small number of trials for a probability experiment, then predict the result for a larger number of trials. They then compile data from the entire class to...
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AFDA Probability and Law of Large Numbers

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The more trials scholars perform, the closer they'll likely be to the true value. After designing a probability experiment, young mathematicians conduct the experiment for five different numbers of trials. They then analyze the results,...
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Basketball Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Shoot for a better knowledge of optimization strategies. During the first part of the task, scholars use given basketball shooting percentages for different players to predict the winner by examining systems of inequalities. For the...
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Linear Programming: Sports Shoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't shoo away the resource on shoes. Given constraints on the amount of leather and string needed to make two different types of shoes, learners graph a system of inequalities for the situation. They then determine the maximum profit...
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Geyser Graphical Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Thar she blows! An engaging activity teaches pupils about geysers. They first read information about the Strokkur geyser in Iceland and analyze data on its eruptions by creating multiple data representations. Once finished, they research...
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Modeling Statistical Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can people predict the number of future divorces? Scholars research and analyze data on the number of divorces and teenage pregnancies in Virginia over time. They use the data to create graphs, determine the best-fit equations, and make...