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Converting Metric to English Mass

Explore the relationship between the metric and British system. Practice converting metric mass into British mass.

Converting Metric to English Volume

Practice converting metric volume into British volume. Consult the conversion chart and use your calculator if you need to.

Converting Metric Volume

Practice converting volume from one metric unit to another. Use your calculator if you need to.

Counting Raisins

Count the number of raisins in seventeen half-ounce boxes of raisins. Then come up with a solution to determine how many raisins are in Brand X's or Brand Y's box of raisins.

Counting Stairs

Build staircases out of square blocks. Look for patterns and come up with a rule or formula to predict the number of blocks in any staircase.

Creating a Line Plot

Watch as a physical stack of coins is added as a series of dots to a line plot.

Curating an Exhibit

Curate a museum exhibit centered on the theme of "Conflicts in American History." Select artifacts, letters, paintings and other items, and then write descriptions of the items that tie them to the larger theme. View and print final compiled exhibit.

Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres

Is there a relationship between the volume of a sphere and the volume of a cylinder of equal diameter and height? What about the volume of the sphere and the cone?

Dagestan Timeline

A timeline using historical maps shows the confluence of Islam and Russian rule in the area known as Dagestan. Follow the development of Islamic political entities in the area of present-day Dagestan.

Determining Rotation Symmetry

Explore properties of rotation symmetry. Determine the angle of rotation for different images.

Discover Euler's Theorem

Euler's Theorem states that there is a relationship among faces (F), vertices (V), and edges (E) for every polyhedron. Discover this formula yourself by completing this activity.

The Distance Formula

Plot points on a graph. Use the Pythagorean theorem to calculate the distance between them.

Divergent Boundaries - Spreading Plates

What happens as boundaries diverge? Watch a continental rift, volcanoes and lakes form as two continental plates move apart.

Division with Manipulatives

Area models offer a visual representation of mathematical operations. Use these models to perform multi-digit division.

Drawing a Box Plot

Learn how to represent the Five-Number Summary graphically using a box plot.

Dynamic Earth

Delve into the structure of the Earth to learn what causes earthquakes, volcanoes, and more.

Dynamic Earth Assessment: Test Your Skills

Test your knowledge of the earth’s layers and the shifts that create mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes. Take this 30-question test, review your answers, and print out your assessment.

Engaging With Communities

Plan an outing to a local restaurant where the wait staff speak your target language. Consider how you will prepare your students, monitor interactions during the visit and debrief afterwards.

Eric the Sheep

One way to solve a complicated problem is to solve a smaller version of the same problem. Without working out the larger problem, predict how many sheep will get shorn before impatient Eric, who is sneaking up in line little by little.


Practice some of the vocabulary and grammar covered in the Espana episodes of Destinos.

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