Scale of Miles
In this scale worksheet, students convert distances between cities using a scale of 1 inch=20 miles. They complete a table and answer four questions about it.
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Getting Us From One Place to Another
Use maps of your local area to teach and connect to real-world applications of ratio reasoning and scale. Teach your young mathematicians how to convert measurements: an inch equals a certain amount of miles. Start out with a simple...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
What Factors Influence Offshore Wind?
What is that out in the water on the horizon? Teams work together to study the coastline using maps to determine the best and worst locations to place an offshore wind farm. The teams then build a scale model wind farm to see what it...
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