Young scholars explore the differences between the heights of their family members as they measure, record, and compare the data gathered. Comparisons are made to discover who was the tallest and the shortest member.
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Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Charting the Progress of New Horizons
In 2006, New Horizons began its mission to fly to Pluto. As it continues its journey, scholars track its progress with the help of an informative website, all the while reinforcing measurement concepts with the construction of a scaled...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter
Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Data Analysis: Measuring Reflexes and Interpreting Data
Guide scholars as they test their reflexes over several days—at different times of the day—to discover if their body reacts differently in the morning versus the afternoon. Pupils collect their data, present it in a variety of tables,...
2nd - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts lesson plan. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying rhyming words,...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed