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Steepness
Fawn Nguyen - http://fawnnguyen.com/staircase-steepness/
7th5slope of a line
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Marshmallow MinuteJohn Berray7th5linear equationswhat does rate of change really feel like?
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Barbie BungeeNCTM/ Meyer/ Nguyen7th5linear equations2-3 day project
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Grandmom's Chocolate MilkMeyer7th 5ratiosquick lesson - use for 6th this year as intro to ratios/rates
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Big Wave7hills7th6proportionswarm-up, how big is the wave?
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Contact Solution7hills7th6unit ratesHow did Target fail with their pricing?
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Weather (101qs)7hills - http://www.101qs.com/33007th6percents greater than 100
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Is Gas Cheaper with Credit?Kaplinsky7th6Percentsmulti-step calculation to determine cheapest cost of gas
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Nike ShoesMathalicious7th6unit rates
what is the cost per ounce? should customers with smaller shoe sizes pay less?
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Leaky FaucetMeyer7th6ratesgreat general problem-solving, multiple ways to solve
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Dueling DiscountsMeyer7th6Percentswarm-up, when should each coupon be used?
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Would you rather - discounts
Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/would-you-rather-50/
7th6percent discount
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Would you rather - tipping
Would You Rather? - https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/would-you-rather-46/
7th6percents
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ZoolanderRobert Kaplinsky7th7scale factorHow much bigger should they make Zoolander's School?
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3D Project Menus7hills6th8Surface Area and Volumegreat for all levels
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Pizza PiMathalicious7th8Unit rates, area of a circle
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Pizza DoublerDan Meyer7th Math Ex8Area of circlesquick lesson
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File Cabinet
Andrew Stadel http://www.101qs.com/518-file-cabinet--act-1
7th 9Surface Area/ Estimation
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Dollar WallMeyer7th thru 8th9Surface Areatwo class periods
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Fall of JavertMathalicious8th9Quadratic EquationsIs it realistic for Javert to hold his dying note that long?
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Out of Left FieldMathalicious8th9quadratic equations, projectile motiononly presented act 1
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Egg Roulette: Jimmy Fallon7hills7th10probabilitywarmup
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Which Button will you push?
Math Arguments 180: http://matharguments180.blogspot.com/2014/11/307-expected-value-vs-psychology.html
7th10ProbabliltyWarm up
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Wheel of FortuneMathalicious7th10Probability
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Would you rather - locks
Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/would-you-rather-36/
7th 10Probabilitywarmup
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Would you rather - coins and dice
Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/would-you-rather-38/
7th 10Probabilitywarmup
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It's a TrapMathalicious8th10
Pythagorean Theorem, Dimensional Analysis
Took almost entire class period
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Taco CartDan Meyer7th14Pythagorean Theorem/ rates
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Viewmongus
Mathalicious - http://www.mathalicious.com/lessons/viewmongus
7th14Pythangorean Theorem, scale factor
simplified for our students. Used picture from 101qs http://www.101qs.com/960
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Would you rather - Pythagorean Theorem
Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/would-you-rather-27/
7th14PYTwarmup
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White HouseMathalicious7th9 and 15Surface Area and VolumeGetting the 7th graders ready for DC trip
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Cheese That Goes CrunchMathalicious7th 9 and 15Surface Area and Volume
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Steepest Hill7hills7th/8th14/ 8 (7th grade)
Pythagorean Theorem/rates/circumference
Work in progress
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Would You Rather - Pythagorean Th. and circumference
https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2013/07/23/would-you-rather-10/
7th14/8PYT, circumferencewarmup
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Popcorn PickerDan Meyer7th9 and 15Volume of paper
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R2D2
Jon Orr - 101qs http://www.101qs.com/3044-r2d2-postits
7th7Area/ SAQuick warmup
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Statistics Project7hills6th9and10Statisticstwo-week project, create question analyze and present
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DonutsFawn Nguyen: http://fawnnguyen.com/i-am-a-doughnut/7th9and15SA and Volume of a Donut
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Play-doh cross-sections7hills7th9and153D conceptsextension lesson
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MeatballsMeyer8thBeginning of YearVolumegreat beginning of the year warm up
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Super StructuresNCTM7th
Intro - Beginning of the Year
problem solvinggreat team building lesson
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Graphing on Coordinate PlaneHybrid of Dan Meyers and Mathalicious7th Math ExGraphing/ comparing Used Dan's Fruit question and Mathalicious' breakfast question
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Problem Solving ProjectNCTM8th Math ExMath Exgeneral problem solvingfirst semester project
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How much do you spend?7hills7thMath Ex - DC TripLinear equations, line of best fitGraphing the expenditures of the student to find a daily average expense.
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Bucky the BadgerMeyer5th - 8thBasic Operations; Reasoningused for 6th grade, great lesson to argue order of operations
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Baseball Pyramid7hills6thwhole number opshow many baseballs are there?
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Starbucks7hills6thdecimal operations
how much is "starbucks for life" really worth? Let students calculate for favorite item
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McDonalds McNuggets7hills6thRatios and rates
warm-up, how many calories in a serving? How much does each nugget cost?
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Arnold Palmers7hills6thRatios and rateshands-on creation of lemonade and iced tea mixtures
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Nana's Chocolate MilkDan Meyer6thRatios and ratesgood as an intro to unit
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Coordinate Plane IntroDan Meyer6thgraphing points on coordinate planegood intro to coordinate plane, slowing introducing the math
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Harmony of NumbersMathalicious6thRatios and ratesrelates music to ratios
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Dangers of TextingMathalicious6thRatios and rateshow far does the car go during a simple text?
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Dandy CandiesDan Meyer
6th/ 7th math ex
Surface Areagreat for all levels, good extension questions
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Coke vs SpriteMeyer7thproblem solvinggreat full day activity with a variety of ways to solve
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Super BearDan Meyer7th Math ExDivision. Similarity
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100x100Kaplinsky8thLinear Equationshow much does it cost? extension - how many calories?
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FlixMathalicious8thLinear Systemsmay be obsolete - students don't use Redbox
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Would you rather - chance
Would You Rather? https://wyrmath.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/would-you-rather-37/
8thchance
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SuperBowl CommercialsYummy Math8thExponential GrowthWill the cost continue to grow exponentially?
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Central ParkDesmos8thequations
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PolygraphDesmos8thlinear and quadratic equations
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Function CarnivalDesmos8thfunctions
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How much is 1/3 c of butterKaplinsky5th grade fractions
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