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5K and No More - Producing Data
Can your school use $5000? What school doesn't?! Well, the money is available, but the student body must decide how the money will be spent! 5K and No More - Producing Data will enable students to...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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A Bunch of Hot Air....Balloon Rides That Is!
This is a 9th grade MEA about weather prediction and limitations thereof. This MEA will ask students to work as a team to design a plan to select the source for weather forecasts for a private...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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A New View: Space Exploration MEA
This MEA is about space exploration. Students will review data on six extrasolar planets and determine which one would be most feasible to explore first.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Alternative Fuel Systems
The Alternative Fuel Systems MEA provides students with an engineering problem in which they must develop a procedure to decide the appropriate course for an automobile manufacturer to take given a...

Primary Resource Type:
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Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Clean Park - Environmental MEA
The environmental conditions in parks can influence the availability of food, light, space, and water and hence affect the growth and development of animals. It can become worse and lead to...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Cleaning Up Your Act
Cleaning Up Your Act Model Eliciting Activity (MEA) provides students with a real world engineering problem in which they must work as a team to design a procedure to select the best material for...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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CollegeReview.com
This is a model-eliciting activity where students have been asked by a new website, CollegeReview.com, to come up with a system to rank various colleges based on five categories; tuition cost, social...

Primary Resource Type:
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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Community Energy Wars

Students will discuss the costs and benefits of a variety of energy projects in a local area.

Primary Resource Type:
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Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Corn Conundrum
The Corn Conundrum MEA provides students with an agricultural problem in which they must work as a team to develop a procedure to select the best variety of corn to grow under drier conditions...

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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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CrazyConcrete
In this MEA students work collaboratively to analyze concrete and cement formulas based on research collected. Students are required to apply knowledge of chemical composition and determine which...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Diabetes: More Than Just Sugar
This diabetes MEA provides students with the opportunity to investigate finding affordable health coverage, a problem common to many people living with diabetes. Students must rank doctors based on...

Primary Resource Type:
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Subject(s): English Language Arts, Health Education, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Diabetic Dilemma

Students will evaluate a variety of medications and their potential benefits for a diabetic patient.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Efficient Storage
The topic of this MEA is work and power. Students will be assigned the task of hiring workers to complete a given task. In order to make a decision as to which workers to hire, the students initially...

Primary Resource Type:
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Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Fish Tank pH
The lesson incorporates language arts and physical science content through the use of supplemental readings and Model Eliciting Activity. In this lesson student will use their knowledge of the pH...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Flower Power
In this MEA students compare data from different commercial floral preservatives. Students are asked to choose which is the best preservative for a certain floral arrangement.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Got Bull?
This MEA is a genetics based lesson for upper level biology students. Students will review the data on several bulls and help a client choose the best bulls to begin a new cattle operation.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 10
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Got You Covered!
Students will develop a procedure for selecting car covers to protect the fleet of vehicles used by the Everywhere Sales Corporation. They will use a given data table to consider the attributes of...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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House Hunting!
Students will use criteria such as median home price, neighborhood safety, and likelihood of evacuation during a hurricane to rank a list of neighborhoods in which to shop for a home.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Manufacturing Designer Gear T-Shirts
In this Algebra 1 MEA, students will solve systems of equations from data given in a table. Students will find the break-even point and rank the t-shirt manufacturing companies from best to worst.

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): Mathematics, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Marketing for the National Blood Pressure...
This MEA supports reading in the content area. Students create a model that the client can use to rank treatments for hypertension (high blood pressure) to choose the subject of their marketing...

Primary Resource Type:
Lesson Plan
Subject(s): English Language Arts, Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Educators
Collection: STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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