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.

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.

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.

Love is in the Air PSA

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This lesson is designed to be used as a school-wide thematic unit or by individual content areas. Students engage in a specific topic related to love and create a poster or other Public Service Announcement (PSA) to tell the story of love within that topic

Man Made Mountians

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How much waste do we accumulate in a lifetime?

Make it Fit

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Can understanding geometric principles improve the environment?

Short Cut or Dead End

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How many ways can you prove the congruency of a triangle?

Waste Not, Want Not

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How much trash can fit into a landfill? Should we be concerned with that?

Bridge the Gap

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After exploring various types of bridges and understanding the importance of the rigidity of a triangle, students will prepare multiple versions of a bridge that will meet various height, width, length, and weight requirements. Then, they will construct a scale model of their bridge and test its weight capacity.

Sweeping Down the Plains

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In this interdisciplinary lesson, students explore earth’s changing landscape as global warming becomes more noticeable every year. Explore what is behind the environmental change and what creative solutions are being sought. Design and build a wind turbine, detailing the process, the advantages and disadvantages, refining the efficiency, and present findings. Explore barriers that slow the effort to change.

We the People

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What happens when students use real data to explore mathematical concepts? In this lesson, students look at population data as they begin to see how midpoint and slope apply outside of mathematics.

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.

EOI Jeopardy

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Can competition really be a good way for students to review for the EOI. We think so! Check out EOI Jeopardy.