Grades 7–8 Math

The Grades 7 and 8 Math library provides access to videos, animations, and interactivities that will encourage students to find connections between key math concepts. The selection of activities, assessments, and teacher support for each topic can be customized to ensure rigor and balance for all types of learners.

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Go to Geometry Video: Diamonds, Pencils and Buckyballs - A Look at Buckminsterfullerene

Geometry Video: Diamonds, Pencils and Buckyballs—A Look at Buckminsterfullerene

Use this video from NBC Learn to explore the structure and properties of buckminsterfullerene molecules, carbon allotropes, along with diamonds and graphite, usually referred to as buckyballs.

Go to Radicals and Integer Exponents Video: Power of a Quotient with Numbers

Radicals and Integer Exponents Video: Power of a Quotient with Numbers

This video, produced by Virtual Nerd, provides step-by-step instructions on how to evaluate division expressions written as a fraction raised to a power.

Go to Random Sampling Game: Random and Bias Events

Random Sampling Game: Random and Bias Events

This game provides a fun environment for students to demonstrate an understanding of whether events in an experiment are random or bias and to draw inferences based on the results.

Go to Pythagorean Theorem Video: Pythagorean Theorem Lesson

Pythagorean Theorem Video: Pythagorean Theorem Lesson

This SchoolTube video is an excellent explanation of the Pythagorean Theorem and how to find the length of each side of a right triangle.

Go to Unit Rates Image: Produce Per Pound

Unit Rates Image: Produce Per Pound

This image of an eggplant on a scale can be used to demonstrate the idea of unit rates and the concept of price per pound.

Go to Bivariate Data Puzzle: Data Variability

Bivariate Data Puzzle: Data Variability

A fun practice format for students to explore bivariate data, this puzzle asks students to focus on matching box plots and their corresponding interquartile ranges and then listing the box plots from least variability to most. An Answer Page is also provided.

Go to Proportional Relationships Video: Interpret Graph

Proportional Relationships Video: Interpret Graph

Use this informative video from Virtual Nerd to help students read a graph and understand what the data means.