In this unit, students build on their prior work with area and explore ways to find the area of rectangles with fractional side lengths. Students also learn about volume as an attribute of solid figures. Using improvised units, they explore volume and build toward using cubic units and volume formulas.
Submitted by MichelleL on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 2:44pm.
In this part of the unit on ratios and proportions, students will use ratio language to write ratios in a real-world context. They will be architects who are designing an amusement park, an aquarium research center, or a baseball stadium. Students will write equivalent ratios and use them to make their building a physically safe space that meets all building requirements.