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• NC.Math.7.RP.2 - Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Carlos bought $6\frac12$ pounds of bananas for \\$5.20. What is the price per pound of the bananas that Carlos bought?[_____] What quantity of bananas w...

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Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
03/18/2013
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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The students in Carli’s class built some solar-powered robots which they raced in the cafeteria of the school. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOI66f4BS...

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Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
03/18/2013
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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Julianna participated in a walk-a-thon to raise money for cancer research. She recorded the total distance she walked at several different points in ti...

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Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
07/07/2013
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This 7th grade Math parent guide explains the content in straightforward terms so they can support their children’s learning at home and will encourage caretaker engagement with lessons.

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Mathematics
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Reference Material
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Kelly Rawlston
Letoria Lewis
01/05/2022
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Our Teacher Guides are meant to support the use of our online course and unit content. Please use these to accompany the use of our content and for ideas to support struggling learners, those needing extension and for additional resources.

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Mathematics
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Curriculum
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Kelly Rawlston
Letoria Lewis
05/16/2022
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This this task about mixing paint requires students to graph ratios on a coordinate plane. It is a standard language in ratio problem.

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Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
05/01/2012
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This this task about mixing paint requires students to graph ratios on a coordinate plane. It is a standard language in ratio problem.

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Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
05/01/2012
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Students learn about stress and strain by designing and building beams using polymer clay. They compete to find the best beam strength to beam weight ratio, and learn about the trade-offs engineers make when designing a structure.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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Activity/Lab
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Ben Heavner
Chris Yakacki
Denise Carlson
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
10/14/2015
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In this math activity, students conduct a strength test using modeling clay, creating their own stress vs. strain graphs, which they compare to typical steel and concrete graphs. They learn the difference between brittle and ductile materials and how understanding the strength of materials, especially steel and concrete, is important for engineers who design bridges and structures.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Chris Valenti
Denali Lander
Denise W. Carlson
Joe Friedrichsen
Jonathan S. Goode
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
02/19/2009
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This is a task where it would be appropriate for students to use technology such as a graphing calculator or GeoGebra, making it a good candidate for students to engage in Standard for Mathematical Practice 5 Use appropriate tools strategically.

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Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
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Illustrative Mathematics
05/01/2012
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts for seventh grade provides a complete textbook. It presents topics including algebraic thinking, patterns, decimals, decimal operations, fractions, fraction operations, integers, integer operations, ratios, rates, proportions, percents, percent applications, equations, solving equations, inequalities, functions, graphing functions, geometry, plane geometry, solid geometry, area, perimeter, surface area, volume, statistics including mean, median, mode and range, graphing and types of graphs, and probability.

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Mathematics
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Textbook
Provider:
CK-12 Foundation
Provider Set:
CK-12 FlexBook
Author:
Jen Kershaw
11/30/2012
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In this lesson, students demonstrate their knowledge of identifying when two quantities vary in direct proportion to each other, distinguishing between direct proportion and other functional relationships, and solving proportionality problems using efficient methods.

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Mathematics
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Lesson Plan
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MARS, Mathematics Assessment Resource Service
03/20/2017
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In a multi-week experiment, students monitor the core temperatures of two compost piles, one control and one tended, to see how air and water affect microbial activity. They daily aerate and wet the "treated" pile and collect 4-6 weeks' worth of daily temperature readings. Once the experiment is concluded, students plot and analyze their data to compare the behavior of the two piles. They find that the treated pile becomes hotter, an indication that more microbes are active and releasing heat. Through this activity, students see that microbes play a role in composting and how composting can be used as a carbon management process.

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Applied Science
Engineering
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Caryssa Joustra
Daniel Yeh
Emanuel Burch
George Dick
Herby Jean
Ivy Drexler
Jorge Calabria
Lyudmila Haralampieva
Matthew Woodham
Onur Ozcan
Robert Bair
Stephanie Quintero
09/18/2014
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With the help of simple, teacher-led demonstration activities, students learn the basic concepts of heat transfer by means of conduction, convection, and radiation. Students then apply these concepts as they work in teams to solve two problems. One problem requires that they maintain the warm temperature of one soda can filled with water at approximately body temperature, and the other problem is to cause an identical soda can of warm water to cool as much as possible during the same thirty-minute time interval. Students design their solutions using only common, everyday materials. They record the water temperatures in their two soda cans every five minutes, and prepare line graphs in order to visually compare their results to the temperature of an unaltered control can of water.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Mary R. Hebrank
10/14/2015
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Students learn about the many types of expenses associated with building a bridge. Working like engineers, they estimate the cost for materials for a bridge member of varying sizes. After making calculations, they graph their results to compare how costs change depending on the use of different materials (steel vs. concrete). They conclude by creating a proposal for a city bridge design based on their findings.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denali Lander
Denise W. Carlson
Joe Friedrichsen
Jonathan S. Goode
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
10/14/2015
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This is an activity about the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Learners will plot the Auroral Oval in the northern hemisphere and determine the height of the northern lights using Carl Stormer's triangulation method. This activity corresponds to the NASA CONNECT video, titled Dancing in the Night Sky, and has supplemental questions to support the video viewing.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
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NASA
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NASA Wavelength
07/31/2019
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Students learn the engineering design process by following the steps, from problem identification to designing a device and evaluating its efficacy and areas for improvement. A quick story at the beginning of the activity sets up the challenge: A small child put a pebble in his ear and we don't know how to get it out! Acting as biomedical engineers, students are asked to design a device to remove it. Each student pair is provided with a model ear canal and a variety of classroom materials. A worksheet guides the design process as students create devices and attempt to extract pebbles from the ear canal.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Derek Harbin
Krista Warner
Leyf Starling
Shayn Peirce-Cottler
09/18/2014
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In this lesson, students examine situations to decide whether two quantities are proportional to each other by checking for a constant multiple between measures of x and measures of y when given in a table. Students study examples of relationships that are not proportional in addition to those that are.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
EngageNY
01/20/2017
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Students practice solving proportions in this interactive game.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Interactive
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MathPlayground.com
Author:
MathPlayground.com
02/26/2019
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Using the same method for measuring friction that was used in the previous lesson (Discovering Friction), students design and conduct an experiment to determine if weight added incrementally to an object affects the amount of friction encountered when it slides across a flat surface. After graphing the data from their experiments, students can calculate the coefficients of friction between the object and the surface it moved upon, for both static and kinetic friction.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Mary R. Hebrank