5E Lesson

Students explore exponential functions by investigating exponential decay. Students should already have an introduction to exponential equations before starting this lesson. Read more »

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Coffee and Corpses

Exponential Decay

Related

- Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Grade Level

- 10th - 11th

Course

- Algebra 2

Subject

- Mathematics

Standards

- A2.F.1.4

2-3 class periods

150 minutes

5E Lesson

In this lesson, students will relate the distributive property to ordering a combo meal at a fast-food restaurant. Then they will apply this property to simplify algebraic expressions and explain their steps. Read more »

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Sharing Is Caring

Distributive Property

Course

- Pre-Algebra

Subject

- Mathematics

Grade Level

- 8th Grade

Standards

- PA.A.3.2, A303

75–85 minutes

2 class periods

5E Lesson

Students will investigate logistic functions as mathematical models of real-world situations, such as zombie outbreaks, and make comparisons with exponential growth models. Students will learn about the properties of the logistic curves and how to graph logistic functions by hand. This lesson can be... Read more »

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Zombie Takeover

Logistic Functions

Grade Level

- 10th - 12th

Course

- AP Calculus, Algebra 2, Precalculus

Subject

- Mathematics

80-105 minutes

5E Lesson

In this lesson, students explore concepts of perimeter, area, surface area, and volume while engaging in hands-on construction of origami boxes. Students collaborate to discover the formulas for volume and surface area. Then students listen to a civil engineer and learn how he uses volume and surface... Read more »

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Thinking Outside of the Box

Surface Area and Volume of Rectangular Prisms

Related

- Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)

Course

- Geometry

Subject

- Mathematics

Grade Level

- 9th - 10th

Standards

- G.3D.1.1

2-3 class periods

85-95 minutes

5E Lesson

This lesson focuses on the properties of real numbers, properties of equality, and inverse operations to help students solve linear equations. The goal is for students to understand the fundamentals of isolating a variable. Students will then be able to solve two-step equations by applying properties... Read more »

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Journey of the Isolated Variable, Part 1

Solving Two-Step Equations

Course

- Algebra 1, Pre-Algebra

Subject

- Mathematics

Grade Level

- 8th - 9th

Standards

- A1.A.3.1

80 minutes

1-2 class period(s)

5E Lesson

Students will learn how location impacts businesses and markets. Students will also identify the infrastructure, manufacturing, and markets of different businesses: Huffman’s, Braum’s, and Netflix. Read more »

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Location, Location, Location

Importance of Location

Subject

- Social Studies

Course

- Human Geography

Grade Level

- 7th Grade

Standards

- 7.5.5, CLR301, CLR302

2–3 class periods

95–120 minutes