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Model Sails: Investigating Sails of Tall Ships

Students investigate the dimensions of a full-rigged ship and a schooner. Using the dimesions, they calculate and compare the area of the sails. In groups, they create model sails that require modeling and estiminating using the concepts of ratios, areas and congruency.

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Resource Details

7th - 8th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning