Only Half There?

Learners make scale drawings of their bodies.  In this making scale drawings of their bodies lesson, students trace their bodies on butcher paper.  Learners sketch a half-sized version of themselves.  Students record their measurements of the full size and half size body sketches.  Learners use ratios and proportions to see how close the half size sketch is to half size.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2000
Usage Permissions
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