Archimedes Teacher Resources
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The Real Story Behind Archimedes' Eureka!
Can a boat the size of a palace possibly float? Discover how a king and a famous Ancient Greek mathematician named Archimedes answered this question, and explore the history behind Archimedes' principle and how a law of physics that is...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Thick Is a Soda Can II?
Science, technology, and math come together in this one combination exercise. Analyzing the common soda can from both a purely mathematical perspective and a scientific angle allows for a surprisingly sophisticated comparison of...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Maths is Good For You- Big Numbers- Volume and Number Investigation
In this math investigations instructional activity, students read a page that includes the history of Archimedes. They find out what Googol and Googolplex are before completing a 10 step investigation into large numbers. They estimate...
6th - 8th Math