Ratios Lesson Plan: Ratio Rumble Game

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In this ratios lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore ratios and proportions using an online math game called Ratio Rumble. Students will identify ratios when used in a varie...

Virtual Labs: Testing for Corn Mold Mycotoxins Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies Virtual Labs: Testing for Corn Mold Mycotoxins, which is adaptable for grades 8-12. This interactive lab challenges students to use UV light to detect mold on corn, then t...

Student Animation: Tim, Moby and Winston Churchill!

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This student animation about Winston Churchill proves that BrainPOP is much more than a movie and a quiz!  BrainPOP can also be used as inspiration for student animation projects! This animation was p...
Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

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How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can number lines help us to predict the...
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Ninja Kitchen: Health Game Learning Objectives

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Can your students take the heat in this kitchen? Ninja Kitchen health game learning objectives include: Learning the importance of washing hands before eating and cooking Understanding t...
Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

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Unlocking All Levels On the level select screen, you can press the Shift and C keys simultaneously to unlock all the levels in the game. You want students to use this feature in order to jump ahead a...
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Mine Shaft Math Game: Essential Questions

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How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? What different interpretations can be obtained from a particular pattern or relationship? How does the shape of an object infl...
Flower Power Math Game

Flower Power: Math Game Essential Questions

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How are common and decimal fractions alike and different? How are models best used to see how fractional parts can be combined or separated? How can I use concrete materials and drawi...

Executive Command Essential Questions

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How and why are governments established? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of the checks and balances system? What are the benefits and problems of being in charge of the exec...

Martin Esterman: Games, Math Fluency and Award Winning Ways

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Martin Esterman, the National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, joins us for a webinar on math fluency and the Common Core State Standards for Math practice. Martin tells us why he’s decided to use ga...