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5E Lesson

This lesson is intended to introduce and reinforce how proportional relationships are displayed in graphs and tables. Students will need a basic understanding of graphing and will apply that knowledge to calculating rates based on scenarios. Read more »

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Keep on Moving! It's About the Climb

Linear Proportionality and Representations

- Middle School Mathematics

- Mathematics

- 7th Grade

- 7.A.2.1, 7.A.2.2

1-2 class period(s)

90 minutes

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5E Lesson

In this lesson, students will investigate how to use systems of equations to solve real-world problems. This is a great lesson to wrap up a unit on systems of equations, after students have become familiar with solving systems using any method. This lesson will connect solving systems to real-world... Read more »

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Invest Systematically

Linear Systems of Equations

- 11th - 12th

- Algebra 2, Precalculus

- Mathematics

- A2.A.1.8, A2.A.1.9

2 class periods

100 minutes

5E Lesson

In this lesson, students will research the concepts of genetic discrimination and discuss the ethics involved. Then, students will use the information to make an informed decision about genetic science and its role in today’s society. Read more »

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Innocent at Birth?: Genetic Discrimination

Genetics and Ethics

- 8th - 12th

- MS-LS4-5, HS-LS1-2, LS4, PH.PS4.5

2-3 class periods

150 minutes

5E Lesson

This lesson serves as an introduction to writing effective arguments. Students will engage in a Four Corners Debate, differentiate between the various elements of argument writing, and understand how to effectively argue their own claims by using supporting evidence. Students will also create a multimodal... Read more »

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Introduction to Arguing Effectively

Argument Writing

- 10th - 11th

- English/Language Arts

- 10.3.R.6, 10.3.W.4, 10.3.W.5, 10.7.W.2

4-5 class periods

240 minutes

5E Lesson

This lesson addresses writing linear equations when given two points or a graph. Students will use their knowledge of slope and y-intercept to analyze linear graphs and represent what they see graphically as an equation. This lesson also offers an opportunity to reiterate the meaning of slope and y-intercept,... Read more »

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Airplanes and Airstrips, Part 1

Writing Linear Equations: Graphs

- Algebra 1

- Mathematics

- 9th Grade

- A1.A.4.1, A1.A.4.3

2 class periods

70-90 minutes

5E Lesson

In this lesson, students will estimate population data leading them to discover the midpoint formula. They will then apply the formula they created to various other real-world applications. Read more »

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Meet Me in the Middle

Discovering Midpoint Formula Through Estimations

- Geometry, Intermediate Algebra

- Mathematics

- 9th - 10th

- G.2D.1.5

3 class periods

125 minutes

5E Lesson

Students determine the triangle congruence theorems. Read more »

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If at First You're Not the Same, Try Triangles! (Part 2)

Triangle Congruence Theorems

- Geometry

- Mathematics

- 10th Grade

- G.2D.1.7

3-4 class periods

180 minutes

5E Lesson

Comparing Congruent and Similar Triangles

- 10th Grade

Students will develop definitions of congruent and similar figures and use the definitions to find the missing sides and/or angles of congruent triangles. Read more »

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If at First You're Not the Same, Try Triangles! (Part 1)

Comparing Congruent and Similar Triangles

- Geometry

- Mathematics

- 10th Grade

- G.2D.1.7

2-3 class periods

120 minutes