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
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
New Review Where Are the Plastics Near Me? (Mapping the Data)
Look what I found when I went looking for trash. The last activity in a nine-part series has teams create a Google Earth map using the data they collected during a field trip. Using the map, groups analyze the results and make...
7th - 9th Math