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Logic
Students will reason mathematically by creating a Knights and Knaves logic puzzle through truth table construction.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Geometry
Students will use a protractor to estimate angles for binocular and monocular vision while hypothesizing why vision scope differs among species.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Music
Students will learn about inverse relationship between frequency and wavelength while learning how to construct a pan flute.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Ratios
Students will explore density (dots per inch) and apply it to mass/volume.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Numbers
Students will construct rational fractions using a visual model.

Grades: 4, 5, 6

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Geometry
Students will find area of right triangles and other triangles.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Art
Students will model polar equation by quilling flowers with cut paper.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Coding
Students will use precision while creatively developing a procedure protocol for measuring the length of a river.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Music
Student will learn how to build and tune a kalimba (thumb piano) keys to the pentatonic or another major scale.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Physics
Students will study the kinetic energy of streamflow of a nearby river and compare it to the amount of energy in one gallon of gasoline.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Statistics
Students will analyze USGS seismology data using spreadsheets and produce a heat map graph to look for seismic patterns at a latitude and longitude top view.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Physics
Students will study vectors through the analysis of wind barbs on weather maps, as they develop a flight plan from Renton to Spokane, Washington.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Coding
Students will create pointillism artwork of a famous mathematician using a coordinate plane.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Modeling
Students will use precision and accuracy while creatively developing a method to determine the exact time of solar noon at school on a particular day.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Physics
Students will create an error analysis poster for a topic within their area of math study and find the error in four other student's work.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Nature
Student will construct and measure binocular and monocular vision angles for one species of animal, while constructing a model for apparent vision.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Music
Student will learn how to build and tune a PVC Flute.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Discrete
Students will create a unique Euler's circuit and code it using Turtle with Code.org.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Physics
Students will measure wavelength of ocean waves from a satellite view and research period, frequency, and origin of their wave forms.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Physics
Students will calculate marble acceleration on a ramp through a regression while determining the parent graph for impact data.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Modeling
Students will model the functions behind a bouncing ball by plotting time versus height and regressing the data.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Statistics
Students will investigate a atmospheric temperature dataset to plot temps since the 1970s to produce an infographic, showing trends in two different levels of the troposphere at a select region of the globe.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Puzzles and Games
Students will build a puzzle from 27 wood cubes focusing on how to create a challenging puzzle.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Nature
Students will look for relationships between the moon, sun, geography, and tides.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Ratios
Students will compose a scale model of an oceanic geographic feature and compare it to a similar land feature.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Coding
Students will use boolean functions in OpenSCAD to add and subtract shapes to carve a digital 3D pumpkin.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Modeling
Students will plot a frequency chart of 2.0-9.0 magnitude earthquakes in Seattle and determine the likelihood of a very large earthquake of occurring (6, 7, 8, 9) and compare that to news article predictions.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Ratios
Students will analyze the Rf values for two species of plant material and analyze those values in a classroom spreadsheet.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Geometry
Students will learn how patterns in nature and mathematics repeat, while producing their own fractal artwork.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Nature
Students will learn about migration as they create migratory bird art using conic equations.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Engineering
Students will build a decision tree for analyzing errors in flight while comparing and contrasting Earth and Martian resources.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Inequalities
Students will create a weighted balance diagram (infographic) and write an inequality to help make an informed decision while communicating that decision to others.

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Art
Students will interpret and visualize the rhythm, meter, and content of a poem using math.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Modeling
Students will calculate physical characteristics and flow rate of one glacier and determine its hydrological downstream impacts.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Architecture
Students will use math or OpenSCAD coding to create a concept design for an electrochemical battery.

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Statistics
Students will analyze flight and wing data for paper airplane test flights using distributions and scatterplots.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Combinations and Permutations
Students will use discrete mathematics to determine the best possible route between four major world-wide cities.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Functions
Students will use the vertex form of the quadratic equation to build Christmas tree lights.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Art
Students will design a logo (using 3 RGB colors) describing the colors and structure mathematically.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Art
Students will describe mathematically using the RGB model one naturally-occurring set of colors found in one life-form.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Physics
Students will measure the change in mass with various pulley systems and analyze classroom data.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Art
Students will adjust circle equation values and points on a coordinate plane to create circle and dot art of their favorite fruit.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Statistics
Students will learn how to graph multiple sets of related data on one graph and use the data to justify a decision.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Life Skills
Students will learn how to develop a monthly budget using a spreadsheet.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Life Skills
Students will learn about algorithms and create artistic mathematical patterns by baking, cooking, or arranging food.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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General
Students will learn develop an interactive infographic to teach a math concept.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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General
Students will construct an infographic and mini-biography on a famous mathematician using the Desmos calculator.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Engineering
Students will learn about the engineering design process while building a tower out of paper.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Engineering
Students will learn about three major bridge types while working with ratios and percentages and learning about three common functions.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Engineering
Students will use a physical model to determine the value of pi algebraically.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Engineering
Students will use boolean functions in OpenSCAD to add and subtract shapes to design an architectural structure.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Engineering
Students will use boolean functions in OpenSCAD to add and subtract shapes to design a structure.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Music
Students will collaborate together on a music project, focusing on the pentatonic scale.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Statistics
Students will learn about scatterplots, modeling nature through functions, and least-squares regression.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Music
Student will learn how to build and tune a musical instrument to the pentatonic scale.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Music
Students will learn about the physics of waves and music theory while tuning a standing waves to a musical note on either end of an octave.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Nature
Students will compare orbital and rotational differences between the Sun, Earth, and Moon.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Nature
Students will learn the basics of spreadsheet coding and graphing by analyzing mammal data.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Nature
Students will learn how to model ocean processes using periodic functions, illustrations, or research.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Nature
Students will model snowflake formation using multiple media types.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Art
Students will develop a sense geometric pattens through the construction of Illuminated Letters with Celtic Knots.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Art
Students will develop a sense geometric pattens through the construction of Celtic Knots.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Puzzles and Games
Students will recognize that games contain rules and structure, which are very much like the rules and structure found in mathematics.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Art
Students can recognize recursive sequences and creatively apply Fibonacci squares or the Golden Mean in an art project.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Art
Students will learn to attend to precision and develop perseverance for solving complex algorithms.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Historical
Students will learn how to calculate using Egyptian, Roman, or Mayan mathematics and switching bases. Students will develop their own number system and justify/provide rationale for its use.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Spreadsheets
Students will analyze United States birth data and discover social trends. Students will learn how to generate a pivot table in Excel and visualize data in different ways.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Nature
Students will analyze USGS seismology data in the classroom using spreadsheets and scatter plots to look for patterns and structure in the Earth’s crust.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Nature
Students will develop a method for estimating cat populations using spreadsheets, online graphs, or paper.

Grades: 10, 11, 12

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Calculus
Students will be introduced to Riemann sum and the concept of an integral.

Grades: 6, 7, 8

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Expressions
Students will learn how to use of identity property of multiplication.

Grades: 6, 7, 8

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Geometry
Students will learn about eight types of coordinate transformations.

Grades: 4, 5

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Numbers
Students will learn how to divide fractions by filling an adjustable semi-truck.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10

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Physics
Students will ray trace light through lenses and learn about refraction, focal length, divergent and convergent lenses.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Historical
Students will learn how to convert between knots and miles per hour and understand how nautical miles are calculated.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Sequences
Students are asked to think in squares by building and quantifying their results through developing custom combination equations.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Geometry
Students will calculate the mechanical advantage of a hydraulic lift system using area, volume, and the pressure equation.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Music
Students will use counting patterns to create a repeating 25-second percussion rhythm.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Sets
Students will explore various sets and their relationships.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8

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Ratios
Students will determine unit rates for dragon fruit options at a market and convert at least one unit.

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Numbers
Students will generate ideas for a math poem, learn the common meter forms, and write a poem using math terms.

Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Modeling
Students will model reservoir levels, convert values, and measure using GIS tools.

Grades: 7, 8, 9

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Ratios
Students will learn how to find rates with different base times.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Statistics
Students will analyze various datasets that relate to climate science.

Grades: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Functions
Students will learn about using exponential functions and their inverses.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Statistics
Students will analyze various data sets, work with charts, graphs and ratios to learn about energy sources and energy return on investment.

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Chemistry
Students will practice integer addition and subtraction using atoms and ions.

Grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Numbers
Students will develop strategies for creating products from numbers.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Combinations and Permutations
Students will develop a sense of discrete mathematics and combinations.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Engineering
Students will use coordinate pairs to create an extrusion Christmas tree in OpenSCAD.

Grades: 4, 5

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Numbers
Students will learn to add, subtract, and plot fractions on a number line.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Statistics
Students will produce color preference data and create a method to analyze multidimensional data.

Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Modeling
Students will learn the difference between faults and plate boundaries by building them using various tools.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Numbers
Students will explore working with base 20, place values, and exponents.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Expressions
Students will look for patterns and build expressions that describe the quantity of dots shown.

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

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Functions
Students will create a function for astronomical data to determine how many years it takes for the mystery Planet X to orbit around the sun.

Grades: 8, 9, 10

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Functions
Students will use functions and limit the domain to create functions for a Desmos Marbleslide.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Geometry
Students will tesselate regular polygons into interesting patterns.

Grades: 9, 10

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Word Problems
Students will understand how to solve geometry word problems using quadratic equations.

Grades: 9, 10

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Calculus
Students will learn how to solve for a derivative of a function using the derivative definition.