Math & Measurement
Students create a chart of cuneiform symbols for numerals. They create clay tablets and use them to answer questions. They write cuneiform numbers or math problems on their tablets.
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Hair & Nails: How Fast Do They Grow?
Find here a complete lesson 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 the growth rates...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Shaquille O'Neal Hand & Foot Span
If Shaquille O'Neal wears a size-20 shoe, how big are his hands? Learners will use the average ratios of foot length to hand span to calculate the hand span of Shaq, but first, they have to collect the data! They will measure their peers...
4th - 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
Real-life Problems, Working with Decimals
Put your learners' decimal skills to the test with these five word problems. With space for students to write their work, the word problems contain addition and multiplication problems with money and measurement units. Use this resource...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Math Lesson Plan: How to Calculate Area
Define area and calculate the area of squares and rectangles with your class. The lesson begins with direct instruction, but learners get some hands-on practice finding area, too. They measure construction paper shapes with a ruler.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Metric & Standard Measurement Systems
Teenagers in this engaging video explore different ancient measurement systems. Footage of the teens and computer animations combine to stimulate viewers' interest. The metric system is interchangeably referred to as the decimal system...
5 mins 6th - 8th Science