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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.