Lesson Plan

From Another Dimension: Intro To Dimensional Analysis

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Hold measurements to a different metric. Class members convert the measurements of a dog's tumor to explain the size to its owner. Using cards, learners match metric measurements with their English equivalents. They then read articles to understand the importance of unit conversions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Increase the rigor by including more complex conversions
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes the class is familiar with proportional reasoning
  • May be more appropriate for middle school
  • Provides information about the different instructional strategies used
  • Includes Word versions of handouts for easy editing
  • None
Common Core