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How Big Is The Playground?

Students calculate the standard and metric measurements of a playground. In this measurement lesson, students use GPS coordinates and graphing calculators to determine the dimensions of an area outside of the school in both standard and metric measurements. Students record the information gathered on a Data Sheet.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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Chantal H.
The lessons are well organized and so complete!
Chantal H., Teacher
New Bern, NC