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Subject: Mathematics (6 - 12)
Title: Swimming Pool Math
Description: Students will use a swimming pool example to practice finding perimeter and area of different rectangles.

## Thinkfinity Lesson Plans

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Subject: Health,Mathematics
Title: Make a Conjecture
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students explore rates of change and accumulation in context. They are asked to think about the mathematics involved in determining the amount of blood being pumped by a heart.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Think of a Graph
Description: This reproducible transparency, from an Illuminations lesson, asks students to sketch a graph in which the side length of a square is graphed on the horizontal axis and the perimeter of the square is graphed on the vertical axis.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

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Subject: Mathematics
Description: In this Illuminations lesson, students investigate the famous Traveling Salesman Problem by considering the shortest route between five northeastern cities. Three different algorithms for finding the shortest route are explored, and students are encouraged to look for others.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Exploring Linear Data
Description: In this lesson, from Illuminations, students model linear data in a variety of settings. Students can work alone or in small groups to construct scatterplots, interpret data points and trends, and investigate the notion of line of best fit.
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Subject: Mathematics,Social Studies
Title: Supply and Demand
Description: Students write and solve a number of systems of linear equations in the context economics as supply and demand. Students should be familiar with finding linear equations from two points or slope and y-intercept.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Pick's Theorem as a System of Equations
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students gather three examples from a geoboard or other representation to generate a system of equations. The solution provides the coefficients for Pick s Theorem.
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Escape from the Tomb Activity
Description: This reproducible activity sheet, from an Illuminations lesson, includes instructions and questions for a mathematical adventure game. In the game, students are given a problem in which two bowls are suspended from the ceiling by springs, and one bowl is lower than the other. Students must work out how many items should be placed in each bowl so that the heights of the bowls are the same.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations