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#### Up, Up, and Away

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore the real world meaning of slope. Learners conduct a balloon experiment in which they measure the circumference and flight time of deflating balloons. Then,...

#### Inverse Functions: Pennies, Pressure, Temperature, and Light

PBSAdd to list DetailsThe major goal of this math lesson is to have learners collect data from a variety of experiments, determine what models best fits their data, and explain why their models are best. Learners will...

#### Multi-Variable Relations: Stressed to the Breaking Point

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore the relationship between the thickness of a spaghetti bridge, the length of the bridge, and the amount of weight that can be supported by the bridge. Learners...

#### Linear Functions: Mystery Liquids

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners analyze the density of liquids in order to explore linear functions. Learners gather mass and volume data for two mystery liquids, oil and water, and then use the data...

#### Drip, Drop, Drip, Drop

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners design an experiment to model a leaky faucet and determine the amount of water wasted due to the leak. Using the data they gather in a table, learners graph and write...

#### Rates of Change: Bottles and Divers

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson (page 2 of the PDF), learners use bottles of various shapes to explore the abstract concept of rate of change. Learners use a graduated cylinder to measure amounts of water,...

#### Patterns and Functions: Fill 'er Up

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners predict, interpret, and sketch graphs of functions related to the shapes of bottles. A measure of water is poured into a container. Learners graph this as an ordered...

#### Tree-mendous Plots

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners record and graph plant growth and interpret data. Learners plant seeds, and once the seeds sprout, record the change in height of the plants for several days. They...

#### Statistics: Wet Heads

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners learn how to construct stem and leaf plots. Learners first estimate the number of drops of water that will fit on the head of a penny. Learners write their guesses on...

#### Chances Are: OH NO! Look Out Below for a UFO

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson (on Page 13), learners predict and simulate the likelihood of an event occurring. Using an inflatable globe of the earth, learners simulate where a UFO would impact with the...