Shrinky Dinks

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Who doesn't love Shrinky Dinks projects? Use them in your math class to teach how to derive a constant of proportionality. Learners take measurements on pre-shrunk plastic forms, and after heating, measure again. They use before and after measurements to determine a ratio, with which they can predict the final size for other forms given the pre-shrinking dimensions. This well-written activity is sure to make an impression! 

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Types
Lesson Plans
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Language
English
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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