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The Librarian Who Measured The Earth

Students use small objects as a unit of measurement for larger objects. Working in small groups, they measure the circumference of smaller spheres and estimate the circumference of larger spheres using these measurements. Students check their estimations by taking actual measurements of the larger spheres.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
English Language Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Year
2005
Usage Permissions
Fine Print