  ## Pre-Algebra

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### A DAY AT THE CARNIVAL

#### Topic: Math, Exponents

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Exponents
• STANDARDS: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.1 Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 32 × 3-5 = 3-3 = 1/33 = 1/27

### A DAY OF MATH?!

#### Topic: EQUATIONS AND EXPRESSIONS

• Content Area: Math, Pre-Algebra
• Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 60 minutes
• Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School
• Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.CED.A.1 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.A.1 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.B.3

### AGENT P: MISSION POSSIBLE

#### Topic: Write and Evaluate Expressions and Equations with a Single Variable

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARDS: CCSS.MATH.6.EE

### ALIEN ABDUCTION (Probability)

• Content Area: Math, Pre-Algebra, Probability
• Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
• Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School
• Standards: Understand that ... the probability of a compound event is the fraction of outcomes in the sample space for which the compound event occurs. (7.SP.8a) Represent sample spaces for compound events (7.SP.8b)

### ALIEN BEDTIME STORIES

#### Topic: Informally fit a straight line in a scatter plot; use to assess relationships between data points.

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Probability
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.SP.A.2

### ALIEN FAVORITES

#### Topic: Construct/interpret a 2-way table summarizing data on two categorical variables from same subjects.

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Probability
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.SP.A.4

### ALIEN LIFE

#### Topic: Use linear equation model to solve bivariate measurement data problems; interpret slope/intercept.

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Probability
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.SP.A.3

### ALIEN OPPORTUNITY

#### Topic: Understand that statistics can be used to gain information about a population by examining a sample of the population and that this data can be used to support valid inferences

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.A.1

### ALIEN RESEARCH - PHASE 1

#### Topic: Use data or generate samples (real or simulated) of the same size to gauge the variation in estimates or predictions

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.A.2

### ALIEN RESEARCH - PHASE 2

#### Topic: Informally assess the degree of visual overlap of two numerical data distributions

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.B.3

### ALIEN RESEARCH - PHASE 3

#### Topic: Use data from random samples to draw informal comparative inferences about two populations

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.B.4

### ALIEN RESEARCH MISSION

#### Topic: Use Statistics and Sampling to Draw Inferences

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP

### ALIEN STUDIES

#### Topic: Understand Bivariate Data

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Probability
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.SP.A

### ALMOST A MILLIONAIRE

#### Topic: EXPONENTS, SCIENTIFIC NOTATION

• Content Area: Pre-Algebra
• Ideal Group Size: Whole Class/ Suggested Time: 45 minutes
• Recommended Ages: Middle School, High School

### AMUSEMENT PARK MISHAP

#### Topic: Understand and Calculate Ratios and Rates

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARDS: CCSS.MATH.6.RP.A

### AN AFTERNOON AT THE COMIC BOOK STORE

#### Topic: Find probabilities using organized lists, tables, tree diagrams, and simulation

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.C.8

### BACK TO THE PLANETARIUM

#### Topic: Use Operations to Perform Calculations with Rational Numbers

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.NS.A

### BIG SPENDER

#### Topic: Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.RP.A.3

### CAT KID THE SUPERHERO

#### Topic: Understand that the probability of a chance event is a number between 0 and 1 that expresses the likelihood of the event occurring

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.C.5

### CATAPULT ATTACK

#### Topic: Expressions and Equations

• Content Area: Math, Pre-Algebra
• Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
• Recommended Ages: Middle School

### COLD CASE

#### Topic: Use substitution to determine whether a given number in a specified set makes an equation or inequality true

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.B.5

### DECIMAL FIASCO (Decimals)

• Content Area: Math, Deecimals
• Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
• Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School
• Standards: 5.NBT.1-4 6.NS.3 7.NS.2d 8.EE.4

### DOUBLE DIAMOND DISASTER! (Slope)

• Content Area: Math, Algebra, Slope of a Line
• Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
• Recommended Ages: Middle School/High School
• Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.F.B.4 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.5 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.6

### EXPANSION TIME!?

#### Topic: Rewrite an expression in different forms to shed light on the problem and demonstrate how the quantities in it are related

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.EE.A.2

### EXPONENTIAL EXPRESS

#### Topic: Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A.1

### FIELD TRIP

#### Topic: Add and subtract rational numbers; represent addition and subtraction on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.NS.A.1

### GALACTIC EXPANSION

#### Topic: Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.NS.A.1

### GALAXY GAMES

#### Topic: math, prime numbers, patterns, logic

• Content Area: Math
• Recommended Ages: Upper Elementary, Middle School, High School

### HIDDEN SCIENTIFIC FIGURES

#### Topic: Perform operations with numbers in scientific notation; know when to use scientific notation

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A.4

### HOODIE HUSTLE

#### Topic: Use Properties of Operations to Generate Equivalent Expressions

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARDS: CCSS.MATH.7.EE

### INTERNATIONAL SPY MISSION

#### Topic: Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.A.3

### IRRATIONAL FEARS

#### Topic: Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare, locate, and estimate values

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.NS.A.2

### IT'S THE WEEKEND!

#### Topic: Analyze and Apply Proportional Relationships

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARDS: CCSS.MATH.7.RP.A

### JACOB'S TOTALLY STRANGE BIRTHDAY

#### Topic: Evaluate Expressions and Equations

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A

### LEVEL UP!

#### Topic: Recognize that inequalities of the form x > c or x < c have infinitely many solutions; represent solutions of such inequalities on number line diagrams

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.B.8

### NEW GAMES!

#### Topic: Compare probabilities from a model to observed frequencies; if the agreement is not good, explain possible sources of the discrepancy

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.C.7

### OFF TO THE FINALS

#### Topic: Understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.B.6

### PATTERNS, TABLES AND LOBSTER

#### Topic: Ordered Pairs, Linear Realtions

• Content Area: Math, Algebra, Functions
• Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
• Recommended Ages: High School
• Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.LE.A.1.B, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSS.ID.B.6

### PETE'S PIZZA PALACE

#### Topic: Use functions to model relationships between quantities

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Functions
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.F.B

### POWERS OF TEN

#### Topic: Use numbers expressed as single digit times a power of 10 to estimate large or small quantities

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A.3

### RESTAURANT DISASTER

#### Topic: Multiply and Divide Fractions by Fractions

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARDS: CCSS.MATH.6.NS.A.1, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.B.2, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.B.3, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.B.4, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.C.5, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.C.6, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.C.7, CCSS.MATH.6.NS.C.8

### ROOT OF THE PROBLEM

#### Topic: Evaluate square roots of small perfect squares and cube roots of small perfect cubes

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A.2

#### Topic: Solve problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.EE.B.3

### SCHOOL FUNDRAISER

#### Topic: Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations of the form x + p = q and px = q

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.B.7

### SHIPPING & MARKETING

#### Topic: Use variables to represent quantities and construct simple equations and inequalities to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.EE.B.4

### SOFTWARE ENGINEER

#### Topic: Analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.C.9

### STAR FUNDRAISER

#### Topic: Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.NS.A.3

### STILL AT THE PLANETARIUM

#### Topic: Multiply and divide rational numbers

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.NS.A.2

### SUPERHERO GAME

#### Topic: Approximate the probability of a chance event by collecting data

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.C.6

### SUPERHERO PROBABILITY POWERS!

#### Topic: Develop and Evaluate Probability Models

• CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
• STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.C

### THE GREAT BIG CITY

#### Topic: Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world mathematical problems (reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations).

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.RP.A.3

### THE MONEY'S IN THE BANK

#### Topic: Identify when two expressions are equivalent

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.A.4

#### Topic: Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b ≠ 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship

• CONTENT AREA: Math
• STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.RP.A.2

#### Topic: Add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients

• CONTENT AREA: Math