Pre-Algebra

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Games

A DAY AT THE CARNIVAL

Topic: Math, Exponents

  • CONTENT AREA: Math, Exponents
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 6+
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.B.4

ALIEN RESEARCH MISSION

Topic: Use Statistics and Sampling to Draw Inferences

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

ALIEN STUDIES

Topic: Understand Bivariate Data

  • CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Probability
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.7.SP.C.8

BACK TO THE PLANETARIUM

Topic: Use Operations to Perform Calculations with Rational Numbers

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

BIG SPENDER

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

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.NS.A.1

GALACTIC EXPANSION

Topic: Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion

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

HOODIE HUSTLE

Topic: Use Properties of Operations to Generate Equivalent Expressions

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

INTERNATIONAL SPY MISSION

Topic: Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 8
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.NS.A.2

IT'S THE WEEKEND!

Topic: Analyze and Apply Proportional Relationships

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

JACOB'S TOTALLY STRANGE BIRTHDAY

Topic: Evaluate Expressions and Equations

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 8
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A.3

RESTAURANT DISASTER

Topic: Multiply and Divide Fractions by Fractions

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 8
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.8.EE.A.2

RUNNING THE BUSINESS

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

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.NS.A.3

STILL AT THE PLANETARIUM

Topic: Multiply and divide rational numbers

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

SUPERHERO GAME

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

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

SUPERHERO PROBABILITY POWERS!

Topic: Develop and Evaluate Probability Models

  • CONTENT AREA: Math, Statistics/Data
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 7
  • 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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.RP.A.3

THE MONEY'S IN THE BANK

Topic: Identify when two expressions are equivalent

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL: 5
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.EE.A.4

WHAT'S THE BETTER BUY?

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
  • GRADE LEVEL: 6
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.6.RP.A.2

YOUR BRAND

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

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL: 7
  • STANDARD: CCSS.MATH.7.EE.A.1

ZIPPY'S FUN HOUSE

Topic: Understand and Calculate with Rational and Irrational Numbers

  • CONTENT AREA: Math
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 8
  • STANDARD(S): CCSS.MATH.8.NS.A