How far is a km?
Students explore the size of a kilometer and the time it takes to cover this distance. They develop a concept of a km. They measure a distance of 1 km and the time taken to cover it.
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Running to School, Variation 3
How far is it between school and home? Here is a relatable activity where the participant runs to school a certain fraction of the way. That distance is given in miles. It is up to your learners to determine the distance between home and...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Real-Life Problems: Distance, Length, and More
Math just got real! Scholars solve seven word problems dealing with life applications for multiplication, division, and subtraction. They show their work in a designated space, and must include units in their answers. Learners will work...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
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3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
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What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable