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## ALEX Lesson Plans

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Subject: Literacy Standards (6-12) (11 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12)
Title: I'm Going to Design a "'STUD'y Muffin"
Description: This lesson is an introduction to help students see how people think and react to certain things.  This lesson highlights the differences between observational study, experiment, and survey, including biased and unbiased statements. This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.

## Thinkfinity Lesson Plans

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Shrinking Candles, Running Water, Folding Boxes
Description: This lesson, from Illuminations, allows students to look for functions within a given set of data. After analyzing the data, the students should be able to determine the type of function that represents the data.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Explorations with Chance
Description: In this lesson, from Illuminations, students analyze the fairness of certain games by examining the probabilities of the outcomes. The explorations provide opportunities for the learning phases of predicting results, playing the games, and calculating probability ratios.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Stick or Switch?
Description: This lesson, from Illuminations, presents a version of a classic game-show scenario. You pick one of three doors in hopes of winning the prize. The host opens one of the two remaining doors, which reveals no prize, and then asks if you wish to stick or switch. Which choice gives you the best chance to win? Students explore different approaches to this problem including guesses, experiments, computer simulations, and theoretical models.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations