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Adventure Falls Bus Purchase
The school district needs to purchase new buses to transport students. Students will be asked to rank the bus choices based on the data provided. The data provided is: price, year, new/used, and...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Amazing Alice Cookies
Students will help Amazing Alice Cookies choose the perfect chocolate chip brand to use for their cookies. Students will be given data in the form of fractions and decimals. Fourth grade students...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Banana County Public School-Painters MEA
This Model Eliciting Activity (MEA) is written at a 4th grade level. This activity allows students to think critically using information provided. Students will write a procedure on how they...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Best Baseball Player?
In this 4th grade MEA, students will use data to compare which baseball player they think is the best hitter using actual stats.

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Best Graduation Venue
This MEA asks fourth grade students to collaborate with their classmates to solve a problem. They have to use their previous knowledge of the area formula and apply it to a real world problem using a...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Best Trading Cards Ever
In this lesson, the students will learn about comparing different type of trading cards base on certain criteria. These may include cost, value, uses, durability, and popularity. Each trading card...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Birthday Balloon Planner
Students will develop a model for choosing a balloon party planner and rank them from best to worst. The students will be able to use prior knowledge of addition of multi-digit whole numbers,...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Buy a house
Students will be given specifications (specs) about a house and have to determine which house would be the best one for the client according to the families needs.

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cars for Sale MEA
Students will compare multi-digit numbers to create a procedure for choosing the best car for Edward Easy to buy for his driving school. They will have to weigh quantitative and qualitative factors...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cell Phone Inquiry
Students will determine what cell phone would be the best phone for their teacher to purchase. Factors to consider are price, touch screen, camera, voice command, weight and size.

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Comparing Fractions with Cupcakes
In this MEA, students will compare fractions with different denominators to decide which cupcake a bakery should add to their menu.

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cookies and Treats
Fourth graders will help Cookies and Treats find eco-friendly packaging for its cookies. Students will work with decimals and data in order to develop a procedure for ranking and choosing packaging...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cookies, Fractions and Decimals, Oh My!
This lesson asks students to recommend which cookie the owners of The Cookie Jar should add to their menu. Before they make their decision, the students have to convert decimal notation and fractions...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cruising for a Great Value
This MEA allows students to explore the creation of a model to rank cruise ships. Students are presented with the first part of the problem and the data which includes cost, meals served, child care,...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cupcake Shop Creator
Students will become architects to determine the best layout for a new cupcake shop coming to town. Students will use area and perimeter to assist in presenting the best layout of the store. The...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Donuts and Decimals
In this MEA, students will convert fractions into decimals and then compare the decimals to decide which donut a donut shop should add to their menu.

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Field Day Fractions
This is a Model Eliciting Activity (MEA) activity which requires the students to convert fractions to decimals, order the decimals, and then design a process for ranking the classrooms from...

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Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Fish Ahoy Fish
Students will work in groups to assist a client in purchasing different fish for a fish pond. From a data table, they will need to decide which type of fish and how many fish to purchase according to...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Florida Hurricanes
The governor of Florida needs your students' help in distributing funds among Florida cities. Students will be asked to share a sum of money for hurricane preparedness systems among Florida cities....

Primary Resource Type:
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Subject(s): Social Studies, Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Gardening In Schools
This Model Eliciting Activity is written at a 4th grade level. In this open-ended problem, students must consider how to rank potting soil based on factors like fraction of ingredients, price,...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 4
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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