In this astronomical numbers learning exercise, students use a chart about the planets to answer three questions about minimum and maximum distances from the sun.
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Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Lesson Plan: How to Calculate Area
Define area and calculate the area of squares and rectangles with your class. The lesson begins with direct instruction, but learners get some hands-on practice finding area, too. They measure construction paper shapes with a ruler.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable