Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

## Five Noodle Summary

The Five-Number Summary divides ordered numeric data into four groups with each group having the same number of data values. You will create a five-noodle summary for two different sets of noodles.

## 5-Question Survey: Chemical Change

Find out your or your students' basic knowledge of concepts like matter, molecules and open and closed systems. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## 5-Question Survey: Density and Pressure

Find out your or your students' understanding of density and pressure. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## 5-Question Survey: Heat and Temperature

Find out your or your students' understanding of heat and temperature. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## 5-Question Survey: Reviewing the Previous Sessions

Find out your or your students' understanding of matter. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## 5-Question Survey: Rising and Sinking

Find out your or your students' understanding of fluid displacement. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## Five-Question Survey: What are your ideas about basic astronomy?

Find out your or your students' understanding of astronomy. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## 4-Question Survey: Matter

Find out your or your students' understanding of matter. Afterwards you can see how others answered the questions.

## Frequency Bar Graphs

Line plots are good for small amounts of data while frequency bar graphs are better for large amounts. Observe how to transition from line plot to frequency bar graph.

## From Corner to Corner

Measure the lengths and diagonals of three squares with a ruler. Look over your measurements and try to come up with a rule of thumb for estimating the length of a diagonal if you know the length of a side.

## Fun House Mirrors

Explore the effect of concave and convex mirrors. Combine concave and convex mirrors to design a fun house mirror that will create the distorted pictures of Melissa and Sam.

## Geo-Logo

Enter commands to direct your drawing tool to create different shapes. Reflect on the relationship between interior, exterior and central angles.

## Geologic Timeline

Test your knowledge of major events (formation of the solar system, first appearance of water, etc.) in geologic history. Afterwards put the events in the correct order on the timeline.

## Grade 3 Spelling Bee

Read and listen to stories with some words left blank. Fill in the blank words, check your score and get correct spelling for the words you missed.

## Grade 4 Spelling Bee

Read and listen to stories with some words missing. Fill in the missing words, see how many words you spelled correctly and get corrections for the ones you missed.

## Grade 5 Spelling Bee

Read and listen to stories with some words missing. Fill in the missing words, see how many words you spelled correctly and get corrections for the ones you missed.

## Gray Whales

Track gray whale migration. Use live data to observe migration patterns.

## Grouping Diverse Learners

Read two instructional scenarios, determine which grouping plans are most effective for teaching and learning in specific situations, and then practice grouping diverse learners.

## Guess My Button

Practice classification/pattern recognition skills by guessing which button out of sixteen the computer has chosen. Go through a series of online questions about the buttons that differ in size, color, shape and number of holes to determine the answer.

## Guess My Rule

Someone makes up a mystery algorithm and keeps it secret. With the help of the function machine, try to discover the algorithm with as few guesses as possible.