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#### Measure for Measure

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young mathematicians work to recognize the relationship between their scale models of the Joides research vessel and the real vessel. They calculate the relationships between various parts of the ship using fractions, ratios, and...
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#### Building-Testing-Improving Paper Airplanes: Head's Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Take foldables to all new heights. Pupils build and fly different types of paper airplanes in the 14th portion of a 22-part unit on aviation. Groups collect data on distance and flight time for each plane and compare the data from the...
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#### Indirect Measurement, Surveying Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students measure distances using indirect measurements. In this geometry lesson, students apply proportion and ratios to measure heights of different objects. They differentiate between direct and indirect measurements.
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#### Indirect Measurement with Similar Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use similar triangles to find missing heights.  In this using similar triangles to find missing heights lesson, students use proportions to find the heights of missing side lengths.  Students find the height of trees and...
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#### Measurement of Objects Using Similar Triangles in The Plane

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners use similar triangles and a sight tool to find the height and distance between large objects. In this similar triangles lesson plan, students use a constructed sight tool to measure the distance and height of an object using an...
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#### Indirect Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars measure and apply their knowledge of proportion to solve problems. In this geometry lesson, students measure using a meter stick, small mirror and measuring tape. They compare and contrast their measurements to objects...
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#### View Tube Triangulation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate a particular object then calculate to find the class average and standard deviation.  In this measuring distance lesson students list their calculations on a piece of paper.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How high will it fly? Pairs build straw rockets and launch them at different angles and determine the height and horizontal distance of the flight path. Teams make conjectures about how the angle affects the measured distances and use...
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#### The Distance to an Unapproachable Point

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students use geometry or trigonometry to measure the distance of a far off point. They verify their measurements using a tape measure to check their work.
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#### Problem-Solving Strategy: Draw a Diagram - Problem Solving 11.3

For Students 4th - 5th
For this drawing a diagram to solve word problems worksheet, students practice the understand, plan, solve, and check technique for solving word problems by drawing diagrams. Students solve two word problems.
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#### Building a Safe Staircase

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Climb up the staircase of engineering knowledge. After watching a video of a carpenter measuring out steps for a set of stairs, pupils learn about the terminology and regulations involving stairs. They see how to use a rule of thumb when...
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#### Angles of Elevation and Depression: Fly-By Calibration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the distance between two trees from afar. Pupils use an interactive resource to create two right triangles using trees and a plane. They determine the horizontal legs of each triangle to find the distance between the two trees.
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#### Velocity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils explore the concepts of velocity, acceleration, distance and football. They collect data on the velocity of a football and they determine the distance and height of a football when it is thrown. Students compare their findings...
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#### Variation

For Students 9th - 11th
In this variation instructional activity, students interpret and organize data.  They find the distance between points.  Students use ratios to determine volume  This six-page instructional activity contains approximately 20 problems. ...
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#### Ten Multiple Choice Length Problems

For Students 9th - 10th
In this distance worksheet, students calculate the lengths of sides and diagonals of figures.  Students also compute lengths in shadow problems.  The solutions are provided by clicking on the "show answers" tab at the bottom of the page.
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#### Drop Zone Challenge

For Students 7th - 9th
In this physics worksheet, students construct a parachute using the materials listed on the sheet that will have the longest and closest target when dropped from a specific height. Then they record their results after three trials.
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#### Miscellaneous Word Problems 16

For Students 4th
In this miscellaneous worksheet, 4th graders complete multiple choice problems about height, money, and more. Students complete 15 problems.
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#### Indirect Measurement

For Students 8th - 9th
In this geometry worksheet, learners differentiate between direct and indirect measurements. They create a table with their findings. There are 9 questions.
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#### Measuring Work

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore what work is, measure work done in moving an object, and tell how energy is related to work in both machines and the human body. In this measuring work lesson plan, students walk up a flight of stairs, measure the height...
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#### TIMS, The Bouncing Ball: Math, Science, Measurement, Graphs, Variables

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students determine the exact relationship between the height from which a ball is dropped and the distance that it rebounds.
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#### Changing Ramp Heights

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars conduct an experiment to determine how the change in ramp height affects the distances a ball is able to move a stationary cup. Data is collected from several trials and recorded and analyzed.
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#### Space Weight, Gravity, and Distance

For Students 9th - 12th
In this planets in space worksheet, high schoolers calculate their weight on the 9 planets plus calculate the distance of the planets from the sun in astronomical units. This worksheet has 6 fill in the blank and 3 short answer questions.
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#### Finding Your Center of Gravity: Science, Math, Measurement, Math

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners use bathroom scales, rulers and boards to explore how to measure their own center of gravity.
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#### Scale Drawing

For Students 9th - 10th
In this measuring lengths worksheet, students determine which units to use when measuring lengths, estimating lengths, and the errors made when measuring, Students estimate the lengths of each of the lines illustrate to the nearest unit....