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Geometry: Tiling the Plaza

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of geometry by having students arrange pattern blocks to create tessellations and explore geometric patterns. This video can be used in conjunction with the Tiling the Plaza lesson plan.

Measurement: What's Your Angle?

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of measurement and have students apply inductive reasoning skills to devise procedures for using a protractor. This video can be used in conjunction with the What's Your Angle? lesson plan.

Patterns and Relationships: Peddling Petals

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Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of patterns and relationships by having students create, extend, and describe arithmetic patterns found in floral table designs. This resource group is part of the Mathline Elementary School Math Project.

Probability: Chances Are (Part 3)

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of probability by identifying the likelihood of an event based on a set of data relating to mystery spinners. This video can be used in conjunction with the Chances Are (Part 3) lesson plan, as well as the Chances Are parts 1 and 2 videos and lesson plans.

Probability: Chances Are (Part 1)

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Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of probability by having students identify the likelihood of an event using a walk-on probability scale. Students learn to describe events that are certain, impossible, likely, and unlikely to occur. This resource group is part of the Mathline Elementary School Math Project.

Measurement: It Takes Ten

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of measurement by having students estimate and measure in a variety of lab experiments. This video can be used in conjunction with the It Takes Ten lesson plan.

Measurement: Bubble Mania

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of measurement by having students measure the diameter, circumference, and area of circles made by a bubble print. This video can be used in conjunction with the Bubble Mania lesson plan.

Exponential Models: Rhinos and M&M's

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on teaching the topic of exponential models by modeling exponential decay and exponential growth using M&M's candy and the African rhinoceros population. This video can be used in conjunction with the "Rhinos and M&M's" lesson plan.

Quadratic Functions: Toothpicks and Transformations

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of quadratic functions by having students explore geometric toothpick designs. This video can be used in conjunction with the "Toothpicks and Transformations" lesson plan.

Polynomial and Rational Functions: Building Boxes

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of polynomial and rational function patterns. This video can be used in conjunction with the "Building Boxes" lesson plan.

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