Lightning then Thunder

Conquer your fear of thunder and proportions. After viewing a video of lightning and thunder, scholars consider how far away the storm is from the recorder. This obviously requires the use of proportions and rates.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Team up with a science teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should be familiar with proportions
  • Some knowledge of speed and rates is necessary
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Pros
  • Connects math and science concepts
Cons
  • Only one problem situation