Published Lessons

Lessons in this area of the site have been vetted and approved as model lessons. These lessons have been subjected to intense review, editing, revision and discussion. If you have an idea on how to improve, expand, or adapt a Published Lesson, you can still join the lesson group to share your ideas.

“I Got Caught”

TortoiseAndHare

Students will use their knowledge of graphing, linear, and quadratic functions to interpret a tortoise – hare scenario.
This lesson is also appropriate for an algebra-based physics class.

Oklahoma C3/CCSS Recommended Resources

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In this download you will find links to resources for information regarding OK C3 standards and CCSS. These resources include detailed information about CCSS as well as practical resources for Authentic Implementation of OK C3 standards and CCSS.

Logistic Functions – Zombie Takeover

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Students will investigate logistic functions as mathematical models of real world processes such as the spread of infectious disease.

Cumbersome Cubes

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Students build a 5″ x 5″ x 5″ cube and explore its properties and reason their way through the development of two distinct cubes that represent “half” of the size of the original cube.

Cool It

IcebergInterdisciplinary Lesson

What would happen to the sea life if the temperature of the ocean were just five degrees different? Have you ever wondered why the ocean temperature is so constant?

Once Upon an Experiment

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This teacher resource will explore how to teach students to articulate the experimental design process, used in Math and Science, through writing.

Who I Am

whoiamInterdisciplinary Lesson

In this lesson, students develop a personal 2-D timeline, free write about who they are, develop a haiku based on their future, and then do data gathering and organizing in order to prepare their own infographic.

Where’s the Beef? (Part 3)

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In Where’s the Beef? (Part 3), students are invested in the question and explore quadratic equations, matrices, discriminants, and parent graphs.

A Heated Debate

A Heated DebateInterdisciplinary Lesson

Explore what is behind the environmental change and what creative solutions are being sought. Students have a unique opportunity to combine statistical analysis and persuasive writing skills as they survey their class and their community, attempting to understand their opinions about global warming.

Where’s the Beef? (Part 2)

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This lesson is a continuation of an Algebra 1 lesson, “Where’s the Beef? (Part 1)” This lesson considers what errors might occur if that assumption is not true, serving as the beginning of multiple Algebra 2 extensions.

Oil: Abundant, Dependable, Ready

oilrigInterdisciplinary Lesson

In this interdisciplinary lesson, students will consider previous knowledge of the environment and the effects of the combustion of fossil fuels. Utilizing media from the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, students will explore the effects of fossil fuels in the national and statewide economy.

Community Groups

Here you have the opportunity to download lessons and resources that are still "works in progress". Teachers have the opportunity to use the lesson as it exists, or they can choose to join the lesson group to collaborate on how to improve, expand, and adapt the lesson plan.

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