Measuring Spheres and Matching to the Planets
In this measurement activity, students measure various spheres, list the object used for measurement, and match the sphere to a corresponding planet size.
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The Road to Proportional Reasoning
Just how big would it really be? Young mathematicians determine if different toys are proportional and if their scale is accurate. They solve problems relating scale along with volume and surface area using manipulatives. The last day of...
6th - 8th 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
What is the Formula for the Volume of a Sphere?
The formula of a sphere is related to the formula of a cylinder? How? Oh, radius and pi. Watch this video and observe how the instructor illustrates just how these two formulas are connected. Then plug in the known values and solve this...
5 mins 6th - 10th Math