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Analyzing Proportional Relationships using Turtle in Python
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This lesson incorporates both computer science and mathematics to analyze coding with patterns and proportional relationships. It uses the Turtle library with Python programming.

Subject:
Computer Science
Data and Analysis
Mathematics
Patterns, Functions, and Algebra
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Tara Williams
Date Added:
04/25/2021
Career Salaries and Computing Tax Withholdings
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Teacher Instructs the student to navigate to Google.com.  The teacher will model researching their career by typing in the search box, “What is the average salary for a teacher in Virginia.”  The teacher will ask what does average salary mean and add details to the students’ responses.  The teacher will then pull up the Google Sheet to be used for today’s lesson.  Students will begin researching their own career choice by typing, “What is the average salary of a _______________________ in VIrginia?  The students will find a low, average, and top salary for their career choices.   The students will use the average or middle salary given.  If more than one average is given the students will use the mathematical equation for finding the mean to calculate the average of the salaries given. 

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Computation and Estimation
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kevin Yates
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Career Salary Research (Final Budget)
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Students will lead discussion on their net pay for their chosen career, their total expenses, and the amount they will have left after paying all the monthly expenses.  If there wasn’t enough money to pay all their expenses what will they need to do?

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Computation and Estimation
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kevin Yates
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Career Salary Research Lesson Plan 3  (Mortgage and Home Expenses)
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Students will research the cost of homes and expences associated with owning a home.  This proccess will help the studet to determine if thier chosen salary will support the purchase of the selected home.

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Computation and Estimation
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kevin Yates
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Career Salary Research (Living Expenses)
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Students will pretend they have a family of 4.  Use the list given by students and make sure the following are included: average cost of groceries for a family of 4average cost of health insurance for a family of 4average cost of dining out for a family of 4 (multiply this by 4 for eating out once a week)average monthly internet feeaverage monthly cable or satellite 

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Computation and Estimation
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kevin Yates
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Career Salary Research (Vehicle Purchase)
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The teacher will lead discussion on cost of the vehicle versus the salary made for his/her career.  What are the pros and cons of this vehicle?  Students will then research the type of vehicle they want.  Each student will determine the cost of the vehicle.  Students will share with each other the type of vehicle they chose, the cost of the vehicle, and the pros and cons of the vehicle. 

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Computation and Estimation
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kevin Yates
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Google Search Tips and Tricks for Research
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Demonstrate Google Search tips and tricks  Using “ “ around a search term to tell Google the results must include the words inside the quotation marksUsing - in the search term to tell google to exclude something from the results ex. search apple -fruit will give results about apple the company with out any results about apple the fruit.Using site: to search with in a particular website you have deemed creditable. ex. search site: www.cnn.com Use OR to search for either one search term or another  ex. search climate change or global warming 

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Research
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kevin Yates
Date Added:
04/19/2021
Investigating the Chesapeake Bay (slides)
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Students will analyze data from the "State of the Bay" reports from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation while reviewing and completing the scientific method. The final assessment is a mission for students to create a persuasive speech or advertisement that will call for action to make changes that will positively impact the watershed with reasons why change is important. 

Subject:
Data and Analysis
Mathematical Analysis
Earth Resources
Scientific and Engineering Practices
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Data Set
Lesson
Primary Source
Author:
Lisa Atkins
Date Added:
07/12/2020
The Name Jar- Binary Code Your Initials: Introduction to Binary Code
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Spinning off of the book The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi, students contemplate diverse cultures and customs before learning about how a computer program translates English to binary code. This resource combines ELA with computer science and includes interactive read aloud questions, a discussion about culturally diverse backgrounds, review of the prefix bi-, introduction of binary language (with a translation chart), and instructions to create binary bracelets.

Subject:
Computer Science
Data and Analysis
English
Reading
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Kim Keith
Date Added:
04/30/2021
One Word Lesson 2: Binary Code Your Word
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This is a follow-up lesson to One Word: My Mantra which will allow students to write their "one word" in a different language and create classroom decor that will remind them how the classroom community is linked together to support one another in staying focused on their goals.

Subject:
Computer Science
Data and Analysis
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Kim Keith
Date Added:
05/06/2021
VT PEERS: Microcontroller Kit - Environmental Conditions
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Teachers and students can learn how to put together a Microcontroller Kit with an environmental conditions sensor that measures temperature, humidity, pressure and altitude and could be used for multiple experiments and shared collectively amongst departments or schools.This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1657263. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Subject:
Computer Science
Algorithms and Programming
Computing Systems
Data and Analysis
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Technology Education
Professional Learning
Science
Earth and Space Systems
Scientific and Engineering Practices
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Author:
VT PEERS
Date Added:
11/24/2020
VT PEERS: Microcontroller Kit - Temperature Sensor
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Teachers and students can see an example of how to put together a Microcontroller Kit with a Temperature sensor that could be used for multiple experiments and shared collectively amongst departments or schools.This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1657263. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Subject:
Computer Science
Algorithms and Programming
Computing Systems
Data and Analysis
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Technology Education
Trade and Industrial
Professional Learning
Science
Earth and Space Systems
Living Systems and Processes
Scientific and Engineering Practices
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Author:
VT PEERS
Date Added:
11/25/2020