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248 resources with the concept proportional reasoning

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End Sights

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this measurement worksheet, students create an adjustable length sight and explore the proportional relationship of the sight's height and length to the sighted objects height and distance from the sighter.
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Animal Hold-Up

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students identify twelve animals based on clues about their characteristics. Then they determine in which of four national parks each animal lives.
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PLANETS IN PROPORTION

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discover scales for both the solar bodies' relative sizes and their distances from the sun. They find equatorial circumference and volumes of their solar bodies. Students apply estimation strategies and proportioanl reasoning to...
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Baseball Proportion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders measure regular baseball bats and souvenir bats in centimeters. They determine how tall a person would be to be in proportion to the souvenir bat, create a poster depicting the person, and explain the proportional...
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Go Fish!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use goldfish crackers to simulate a capture-recapture method of data collection. They fill in a chart and determine the averages. They find the estimated population of fish and the actual population of fish based on the...
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Similar Figures

For Students 6th - 7th
In this similar figures worksheet, students solve and complete 4 different problems. First, they write a proportion and substitute. Then, students find the cross products and simplify. Finally, they divide each side to find the value in...
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Proportional Patterns

For Teachers 5th
In this mathematics worksheet on measurement, 5th graders complete several word problems on locating proportional patterns. Then they complete each table with the correct measurements and times for each problem.
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Bead It!

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use colored beads in two problems and explore the use of proportional reasoning as a problem solving method. Working Students, in groups, explain their reasoning strategies orally, and through drawings.