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Square Roots

Square Roots

Ready to get to the root of square roots? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby help you figure out what square roots are all about! You’ll find out the exact definitions of a square root and a perfect square. You’ll also find out what people mean when they talk about the principal square root, and you’ll see how to find the root of a square by measuring one of its sides. It’s hip to be square!

## Mental Math Lesson Plan: Gate Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students will use a free math game to construct increasingly large numbers. They will practice skills in mental math, place value, operations (including multiplication), and decimals.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Order of Operations Lesson Plan: Math Skills Bingo

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to apply the order of operations when computing with whole numbers, excluding and then including exponents. Students will then create an original story, song, short skit, or poem to help them remember the order of operations, and practice their math skills through a game called Order of Operations BINGO.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Mathematical Concepts Lesson Plan: Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts. They will describe, represent, and apply numbers using mental strategies, paper/pencil and technology through an online game. Students will also evaluate algebraic expressions.

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