In this data worksheet on planet facts, students read a table of planet facts and then answer 3 multiple choice and 4 fill in the blank questions based on the information given in the table.
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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
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Once in a Blue Moon (Number Systems and Number Theory)
Students review the order of the planets from the sun and use the data to create a human solar system. Pupils are assigned the name of a planet, and physically demonstrate the orbits and the time it takes for each of the planets to...
6th - 8th Math