Volcano

This resource will blow your mind! Young mathematicians estimate the rate of volcanic lava flow by watching a video. They apply the rate formula to determine how long it would take the lava to reach a city. Let's hope everyone gets out in time!

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Team up with a science teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be familiar with rates
  • Pupils must also be able to draw graphs of relationships
Pros

  • Includes a student handout
  • Provides answers in a video format and gives sample work
Cons

  • Alignment to the standard is a bit thin
Common Core