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Elapsed Time

Elapsed Time

Time may fly, but the concept of elapsed time is firmly within reach! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you how to solve problems that deal with the passage of time. Learn about the importance of elapsed time in planning activities and sticking to everyday routines. Recognize the key parts of every elapsed time problem, from the starting time to the ending time to the number of hours and minutes in between. And master two different techniques that will have you solving elapsed time problems in no time flat!

## Constellations and Elapsed Time Lesson Plan: Chronopticon Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to calculate elapsed time in meaningful contexts and use models to understand that the rotation of the Earth causes the passage of hours and the day/night cycle. Students will also use interactive online game play models to explore the basic motions and positioning of the earth-moon-sun system and zodiac constellations, and practice telling time based on the position of the earth, moon, and sun.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Probability and Data Analysis Lesson Plan: What Are the Chances?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students review probability and data analysis skills learned throughout a unit of study. Students then create a paper-based or digital activity that challenges classmates to apply data analysis, graphing, and/or probability skills to fictitious or real-world situations. See more »

## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »