Type:

Other

Description:

This sequence of four lessons is designed to help students to understand ratio, proportion, scale factor, and similarity. Using online activities, they compare the perimeter and area ratios of similar rectangles with various scale factors; work with scale factor and surface area of various rectangular prisms; explore the relationship between the volume of two similar rectangular prisms; and examine the connection between the surface area of two similar rectangular prisms. All instructions, needed links, and activity sheets are provided.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Scale,Grade 6,NSDL,Area,Grade 8,Mathematics,Arithmetic,Grade 7,Perimeter,Number and operations,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Volume,Ratio and proportion,Area of polygons,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184306111T,Middle School,Geometry,Length,Physics,Surface area,Similarity,Plane geometry,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement,Education,Polygons

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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