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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Percent Slope Tool
Description: This reproducible activity, from an Illuminations lesson, provides a template by which students can create a tool for calculating the slope of real-world inclines.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 6,7,8

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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Escape from the Tomb
Description: In this Illuminations lesson, students solve a system of equations when presented with a problem: two bowls are suspended from the ceiling by springs and one bowl is lower than the other. Placing only marbles in one bowl and bingo chips in 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. There are also links to online activity sheets.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12

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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
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12