Using a Distance Scale
In this distance scale activity, students read a text about how to use the distance scale on a map. Students use a map of Egypt to answer 6 questions.
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Use Google Maps to Teach Math
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this upper-elementary math instructional activity on measuring time and distance. Using Google Maps, students first measure and compare the distance and time it takes to travel between...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Computing Actual Lengths from a Scale Drawing
The original drawing is eight units — how big is the scale drawing? Classmates determine the scale percent between a scale drawing and an object to calculate the length of a portion of the object. They use the percent equation to find...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Falling Down a Rabbit Hole Can Lead to a King-sized Experience - Exploring Similar Figures Using Proportions
Just a sip will make things smaller. Using Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as a hook, the lesson plan introduces the idea of similarity. Pupils use it to find the distances on a map by applying the scale factor and creating similar...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed