# Resources

### “Leveling Up” In Your Favorite Video Game Math Modeling Activity

Virginia Parkman, Cameron Cook, Greg Wiggins, Suzanne Lenhart

Version: 1.0

Students write linear equations that represent their model for solving a problem about playing video games.
modeling, NIMBios, linear equations, middle grades (4-9), Middle School, Systems of Equations, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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### Running the Same Pace During a Marathon

Cameron Cook, Greg Wiggins, Suzanne Lenhart

Version: 1.0

This activity uses Algebra concepts for simple models using long distance running as an example.
NIMBios, Algebra, plotting, Simple Equations, converting units, algebra 1, simple discrete equations, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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### Regression: Tree Rings and Measuring Things

Greg Wiggins, Suzanne Lenhart

Version: 1.0

Students develop scatter plots of growth rings by tree diameters and determine the equation of their best fit line.
NIMBios, regression, tree rings, line of best fit, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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### Modeling an Ironman Race

Cameron Cook, Greg Wiggins, Suzanne Lenhart

Version: 1.0

In this activity students create a model that represents an Ironman race.
NIMBios, graphs, Algebra, Simple Equations, algebra 1, simple models, simple discrete equations, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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### Fungus Among Us!

Kelly Sturner, Suzanne Lenhart, Courtney Patterson

Version: 1.0

This game introduces the idea of how fungi and plants can work together in a symbiotic relationship.
NIMBios, graphing, plants, family time, informal science learning, fungi, informal science education, simple data plots, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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### 3-D Printing Models of Cell Organelles and Flowers

Suzanne Lenhart, Kelly Sturner

Version: 1.0

This hands-on module features active learning using 3-D printing technology to teach middle school students about physical scientific models and cell organelles.
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Kelly Sturner, Suzanne Lenhart, Virginia Parkman

Version: 1.0

This activity uses background from The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky and then uses a simple story to engage students in solving problems using several operations and algebraic thinking math standards.
fish, NIMBios, Algebra, Addition, Division, Multiplication, Subtraction, word problems, fractions, fish harvesting, grades 3-5, simple data plots, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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Kelly Sturner, Suzanne Lenhart, Virginia Parkman

Version: 1.0

This activity uses data from The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky to engage students in summarizing data in a table and bar graph.
fish, NIMBios, Bar Graphs, Grade 2, Addition, Subtraction, word problems, fish harvesting, simple data plots, Activity Length, 1 Hour
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