This Off the Scale—Measuring Up lesson plan also includes:
Scale up the travel plans. The last instructional activity of a seven-part unit on measurement has the class discuss where scales are useful. Pupils use map scales to calculate the distance between two cities.
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- Have class members come up with the best method to find the distance between two cities on a map
- Individuals should be familiar with scales
- Requires state road maps
- Provides questions for the class to gauge understanding
- Includes an extension suggestion for creating a scale drawing