Using a Distance Scale
For this distance scale worksheet, students study a map of Egypt and analyze the distance scale. Students use an inch ruler and this scale to calculate 6 measures of distance between cities on the map.
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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
Use Google Maps to Teach Math
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this upper-elementary math lesson on measuring time and distance. Using Google Maps, young scholars first measure and compare the distance and time it takes to travel between different...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Represent Fractional Distance Measurement Quantities Using Diagrams
The first lesson in a series of five, the lesson supports learners in discovering new strategies for finding fractional distances by using diagrams with measurement scales. After a review of fractions and diagrams, the common mistake of...
8 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed