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Big Foot

Your students will use the stories told by several witnesses to piece together what Bigfoot looks like. They will need both their reading and math skills to complete this task.

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The Frankenstein Project – Metric Version

It's ALIVE!!! It's ALIVE!!! It's ALIVE!!!! If you build it, they will learn. Students will replace Dr. Frankenstein and use centimeter measurement, number sense, and proportional reasoning to build their own creature.

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A Sticky Situation

Having trouble getting those geometry concepts to stick? Grab some packs of sticky notes and get your hands sticky while solving problems about area, perimeter, volume, and more!

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Cup’O Marbles

This lesson is a great way to assess student understanding of multiple 8th grade standards including scientific notation and volume of spheres. Students are asked to reason about the very small and the very large as they convert from one to the other.

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Cannonball

Cannonball!!! Watch out! While this lesson probably won't get you wet, it is likely to cause some knowledge overflow as you analyze patterns found in a stack of cannonballs.

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Byte Me

If you hang in there a bit, we promise this lesson will make you Gig-gle. Students will look at the amount of storage their electronic device has. They will use unit rates, unit conversions, and look into non-linear functions.

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Who Cut the Cheese?

Who knew cutting the cheese could be so difficult? What would happen if a gigantic cube of cheese fell into Central Park, New York? Students will use measurement and proportional reasoning to determine what to do with all of this cheese.

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The Frankenstein Project

It's ALIVE!!! It's ALIVE!!! It's ALIVE!!!! If you build it, they will learn. Students will replace Dr. Frankenstein and use measurement, number sense, and proportional reasoning to build their own creature.

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Spaced Out

For all you symmetry lovers with a love for posters. The students will use their problem solving skills to figure out the math behind hanging pictures.

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Mind Your Own Beeswax

Students use many topics of mathematics to examine the fascinating bee hive. Students can expect discussing angles, areas, perimeters, volumes, as well as linear and quadratic patterns.

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