Scaling Away

Middle schoolers explore the concept of scale factor. In this scale factor lesson, students find the scale factor of various toy models such as cars or trains. Middle schoolers calculate surface area and volume of prisms. Students predict what happens to surface area and volume when dimensions are increased.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Lesson Plans
Language
English
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