Middle schoolers measure the length and width of a rectangle using both standard and non-standard units. They compare the ratio of length to width using both types of measurement to find a constant dimension.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 5 Downloads
Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?
Find here a complete instructional activity dealing with the equations and graphs of proportional relationships, as well as what each individual point on such a graph represents. It may appeal to girls in particular, as the data details...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Area and Perimeter of Regular and Irregular Polygons
Extend young mathematicians' understanding of area with a geometry lesson on trapezoids. Building on their prior knowledge of rectangles and triangles, students learn how to calculate the area of trapezoids and other irregular...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Customary and Metric Measurement
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find the Area of a Rectangle?
Area=length x width. Locate the value of the length of the rectangle and locate the given width and plug them in to solve. Don't forget to include the units and multiply them too. This three-minute video can be watched at home to review...
4 mins 3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Relating Area and Perimeter in 2-D Objects
Students explore the area and perimeter of two-dimensional shapes. In this measurement lesson, students compare the lengths, widths, perimeter, and area of two-dimensional objects. Students view an interactive presentation and complete a...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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