HSN-Q.A.3

Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.*

 
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Credit Card Investigation: What is interest? (Day 1 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

On day 1 students find percent increase/decrease and simple interest to establish a pattern which extends to writing exponential functions.

 
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creditcards
   

The Exercise Plan (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use linear models to help Jack make an exercise plan that will help him lose one pound each week.

 
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The Exercise Plan (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
Algebra I » Unit: Extending Equations
James Bialasik
Amherst, NY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Continue to refine and improve a model exercise plan that will help Jack lose one pound each week.

 
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Period and Frequency of a Pendulum

High School Physics » Unit: Waves and Wave Phenomena
High School Physics » Unit: Waves and Wave Phenomena
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use pendulums to observe and collect data on periodic motion.

 
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What's Your Function?

Algebra I » Unit: Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Thinking Like a Mathematician: Modeling with Functions
Jason Colombino
Salem, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students create their own functions to model a situation relevant to their lives in this paired collaborative performance task!

 
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Mineral Identification Lab

Earth Science » Unit: Rocks & Minerals
Earth Science » Unit: Rocks & Minerals
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students conduct an investigation matching the identity of a mineral to its physical properties.

 
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Dune Buggy Lab

High School Physics » Unit: Constant Velocity Motion
High School Physics » Unit: Constant Velocity Motion
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Dune buggies teach students what it means to travel at constant velocity.

 
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Credit Cards Investigation: How is interest really calculated? (Day 3 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

My balance is what?!? Students develop the compound interest formula completely on their own before applying it to real world problems.

 
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Credit Card Investigation: What is interest? (Day 2 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

On day 2 students find percent increase/decrease and simple interest to establish a pattern which extends to writing exponential functions.

 
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creditcards
   
High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Both quantitive and qualitative observations provide useful data to scientists.

 
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Weather & Temperature

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This is a busy lesson! In this introductory lesson, students identify thermometers as the instruments used to measure temperatures, examine kinetic energy as a function of molecular movement, and then examine the differences between weather and climate

 
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Credit Card Investigation: A Dastardly Scheme (Day 4 of 4)

12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
12th Grade Math » Unit: Exponential Functions and Equations
Tiffany Dawdy
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

There’s a new irrational number in town! Students explore the constant e in the context of continuously compounding interest.

 
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Selling Cake Pops Day 1 of 5

Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Expressions and Equations
Algebra II » Unit: Modeling with Expressions and Equations
Amelia Jamison
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Extend writing expressions into solving equations through modeling a student run business. Linear modeling as entry point to build students' algebra confidence.

 
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Isobar & Isotherm Lab

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students create isolines for two different maps - one featuring air pressure (isobars) and the other featuring temperature readings (isotherms). This is a two-day lab that also has students use an Internet-based simulation to test out their isoline creatio

 
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Air Pressure

Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Earth Science » Unit: Meteorology
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson deals with all the various aspects of air pressure - instrumentation, factors affecting it, and how it changes as result of different atmospheric conditions

 
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