The Earth's Dimensions
Students complete a unit of lessons regarding building a more complete earth model. They calculate the circumference of a sphere, locate specific positions on a map or globe using coordinates, and write summaries of the earth's apparent shape.
8th - 9th Math 6 Views 31 Downloads
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
Families of Parallel Lines and the Circumference of the Earth
How do you fit a tape measure around the Earth? No need if you know a little geometry! Pupils begin by extending their understanding of the Side Splitter Theorem to a transversal cut by parallel lines. Once they identify the proportional...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Tilt of Earth's Axis and the Four Seasons
Geometry meets earth science in this exercise, as the class investigates the cause and features of the four seasons. The effects of Earth's axis tilt features prominently, along with both the rotation of the earth about this axis and its...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Surface Area and Volume of Conics - Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
This is a multi-faced unit that looks at circles, arcs, sectors, cylinders, cones, spheres, and hemispheres. The formulas for finding length, area, surface area, and volume are discussed with an eye towards an intuitive understanding....
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Integer Exponents, Scientific Notation and Volume
A one-stop resource for exponents, square and cube roots, scientific notation, and volume formulas guides learners through properties of exponents. As they learn to apply these properties to operations with scientific notation,...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed