Measuring Mammals

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Explore the meaning of scale and proportion with a set of five activities that examines the topic from elementary through high school. The first lessons explore ratio by examining pictures of different sizes. The next three activities use different-sized viewing tubes and compare image sizes to the dimensions of the tubes.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the varying levels of activities as a differentiation resource within your classroom
  • Have your classes complete a sequence of activities to build from prior knowledge
Classroom Considerations

  • All lessons require a basic understanding of ratio and proportion

  • Provides a student handout
  • Includes an overview of the progression of lessons

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