Building a Boat
Students estimate and compare the size and quantity of wood needed to make an ancient Egyptian boat using human rowers as units of measure. They use numerical ratios to measure an object of unknown size using a measuring tool.
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STEM Activities for Middle School Students
Use STEM activities within the class to provide connections to concepts. The resource includes activities that range from working with buoyancy to building rockets and launching them. Other activities involve the engineering design...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Make a Model of a Home Made From Shipping Containers
Build a scale model of a home built out of shipping containers. A hands-on activity has scholars watch a video about a home built from shipping containers and then design their own home. They build scale models of their designed homes...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed