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Curated OER

#### Ratios And Scale

For Teachers 9th - 12th
young scholars investigate the concept of using a ratio in the work of construction and solve problems using real life applications. They read descriptions of how various types of construction professionals use ratios on the job. The...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Sentence Based Ratios and Proportions Worksheet

For Students 5th - 6th
For this ratios and proportions worksheet, students read each sentence and write the indicated ratio on the blank line. They complete 7 examples.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Ratios for Area and Volume

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In this ratios for area and volume worksheet, students solve problems where they find the ratios for problems of shapes dealing with area and volume. Students complete 4 problems.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Student Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
Here's a clever math worksheet that has learners measure their hand span, foot length, come up with a ration, then use that information to figure out the hand span, and foot length of basketball giant Shaquille O'Neal. A good activity!
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Curated OER

#### Chances Are......You're Right

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young mathematicians study probability. In this math lesson, learners calculate odds, and convert those into percentages of probability. Fractions are also used, making this lesson quite rich in some of the more difficult conversions...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span

For Students 6th - 7th
Shaquille O'Neal has huge hands and feet, and learners will use those two measurements to practice collecting and extrapolating data using ratios. They record the measurement of foot and hand span of several of their classmates, then...
Activity
Curated OER

#### How Gear Systems Work: A Research Project

For Teachers 4th
Students apply information regarding simple machines along with the math concept "ratios." The teacher introduces the concept that technology is the application of scientific knowledge and mathematics concepts to solve a problem. This is...
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Mathematics TEKS Toolkit

#### Am I Related to Myself?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Elementary or middle schoolers use ratios to discover some nearly constant relationships between measurements of parts of the human body. They find and record pairs of measurements and determine the relationship between the pairs. Pupils...
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#### Identifying Ratios

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Kids complete three different activities to better understand how to identify ratios and then write them in simplest form. Ratios are represented by fraction strips of two different colors. Pupils write what ratio of blue to red is...
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Raytheon

#### Ratios and Rates

For Students 6th - 9th
Here is a ratios, rates, and proportions worksheet which invites learners to solve word problems dealing with ratios, rates, and proportions. They complete 26 problems total.
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Math Can Take You Places

#### Picture This

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Engage scholars in a ratio lesson that employs real-world scenarios. Learners will compare the length and width of pictures and use a table to identify ratio patterns. They watch "Math Can Take You Places" and discuss jobs that use math...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### What Is A Rate? Practice Sheet

For Students 5th - 10th
Your mathematicians practice expressing rates with ratios. They identify from among 12 ratios the ones that are unit rates. They express six given situations as two equal rates each. Finally, they interpret data about fuel efficiency...
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Curated OER

#### Polygon Division Models

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use polygons to explore division. They use pattern blocks to represent whole numbers and fractions. They discuss divisors, factors, dividend and products. In groups, students present models and solve problems. They justify their...
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Curated OER

#### Super Size It, Please!

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Pupils take photos from a given distance and determine the height of the person using a scale factor. Pupils calculate the ratio of student actual height to student photo height. They take pictures from 3 different distances to see if...
Interactive
Neufeld Learning Systems

#### Concept: Ratios and Proportions

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Upper elementary and middle school pupils fill out a chart creating six equivalent fractions and then compare them to six different objects and/or shapes. They group together 16 various terms related to ratios and proportions. Pupils...
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Curated OER

#### Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and...
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Curated OER

#### Proportionality Using Labyrinths and Mazes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Conduct research on the Internet about labyrinths and mazes to learn about proportions and ratios. Inquisitive minds design their own maze, one maze is chosen and proportionately enlarged to 20 feet by 30 feet. This is a fun challenge...
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Discovery Education

#### Understanding Probability

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scholars investigate probability. They will define probability as the likelihood of an event occurring. Then, they determine the probability of sitting in a particular seat on a plane. They also set up ratios of various seating...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Problem Solving Decisions: Choose a Method

For Students 5th - 8th
Walk your scholars through the process of finding percentages using this problem-solving worksheet! A word problem asks students to figure out how many pieces of a puzzle are left, if the completed 750 pieces make up 60% of the total....
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Curated OER

#### Does Your Field Measure Up

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students measure angles using a plane table kit. In this geometry instructional activity, students use trigonometric identities to find the values of the length of a football field.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### The Golden Students

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Scholars view the video, "Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land," and discuss examples in nature which have proportions of the golden ratio. They measure and record different body lengths from a worksheet and convert the ratios to equivalent...
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Curated OER

#### Ratios, Rates, Percent and Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine food labels to determine percentage of fat and sugar to total calories with middle schoolers. Daily nutritional guidelines are discussed and learners will decide how well their foods fit into a healthy diet. In the provided...
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NTTI

#### If You Hopped Like a Frog

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get your frogs hopping by introducing them to the concepts of ratio and proportion. As a class, they perform arithmetic operations using ratios then discover how they represent quantitative relationships. In groups, they write their own...
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Curated OER

#### Measure for Measure

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young mathematicians work to recognize the relationship between their scale models of the Joides research vessel and the real vessel. They calculate the relationships between various parts of the ship using fractions, ratios, and...