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This activity gives students the opportunity to get outside and put their mathematical skills to work. It has students use two different methods of indirect measurement to estimate the height of a tall object.
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Indirect measurement activity involving shadows that can be completed individually or in a group.
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Get your students out of their desks and up and moving by disguising a worksheet as stations! Students will move around the room solving twenty groundhog-themed questions about indirect measure and similar figures. Directions for suggested use, 21 station cards, student answer sheet, and answer key
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The Outdoor Lesson: This product teaches students how to use properties of similar figures, the sun, shadows, and proportions, to determine the heights of outdoor objects via indirect measurement. It is one of several follow-on products to Ratios, Rates, and Proportions Galore!. These products foc
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Get your students successfully understanding and solving SIMILAR TRIANGLES & INDIRECT MEASUREMENT word problems with these PROBLEM SOLVING GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS. Benefits of Problem Solving Graphic Organizers: Problem solving graphic organizers help students organize and clarify their thoughts, i
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Also included in: 8th Grade Math WORD PROBLEMS Graphic Organizer Common Core BUNDLE

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This Jeopardy game has 6 categories with 5 questions in each category. Categories include: Rations, Proportions, Rates and Unit Rates, Indirect Measurement, Scales, Converting Units and Rates. A solution is provided for each question.
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Indirect Measurement Fun (Common Core Aligned) This Fun and Easy center activity include 2 sets of 24 adorable sea creature cards. The cards ask the student to compare two lengths indirectly by using a third object. What is unique about his set is that I have included actual picture cards for the s
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The Mirror Lesson: This product teaches students how to use properties of similar figures, mirrors, and proportions, to determine the heights of indoor and outdoor objects via indirect measurement. It is one of several follow-on products to Ratios, Rates, and Proportions Galore! These products foc
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Center activity to accommodate the first grade enVision math series, Topic 12 Lesson 2 (Measurement standard). This center activity and each piece within the activity are labeled to match the topic and lesson number. But if you prefer to not have those labels, I've also included the center activit
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This activity gives students a "hands-on" and real-life approach to indirect measurement. Print out the 12 pictures from this PowerPoint show. Students use a ruler to measure the lengths of 2 objects. The actual length of one of the objects is given. Students must write and solve a proportion to
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This is an excerpt from my popular line of Bossy Brocci Math & Big Science workbooks on Amazon. Printing should be: LANDSCAPE and DOUBLE-SIDED, with the Flip being along the 'SHORT' edge or side Want MORE Power for your Dollar? Give Brocci Bundles a Try before you buy! To get the Bundles &amp
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Students use mirrors to practice indirect measurement. This is more dependable than the traditional shadow activity since it will work on a cloudy day and at any time during the day (you don't have to worry about shadows being too long or too short to measure). There is a worked out example at t
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Math Shadows Project is also available in the following packages at a discount: 1) Middle School Math Lessons, Projects, and Games eBook (42 engaging math activities - 438 pages) (\$87.00) 2) Number Sense Activities eBook (9 lessons/projects) (\$27.00) Check out these discounted eBooks of engaging
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This is an excerpt from my popular line of Bossy Brocci Math & Big Science workbooks on Amazon. Printing should be: LANDSCAPE and DOUBLE-SIDED, with the Flip being along the 'SHORT' edge or side Want MORE Power for your Dollar? Give Brocci Bundles a Try before you buy! To get the Bundles &amp
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In this activity, students will use thier knowledge of indirect measurement to solve word problems. This set includes 16 task cards where students will need to use their knowledge of indirect measurement to solve word problems. An answer document also is included to make checking this project quick
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"The mission of Common Core Math Solutions is to create engaging, highly effective resources for the math classroom" This activity contains 10 indirect measurement practice problems. Students are required to use proportions to determine each solution. The PowerPoint lesson may be used for classr
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Indirect Measurement Problems - (Google Form & Video Lesson!) This product includes: (1) Interactive video lesson with notes on how to use proportions to solve indirect measurement problems. This product is perfect for students who are learning about indirect measurement problems for the first
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Also included in: Scale Drawings Google Form Bundle – Perfect for Google Classroom!

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This is a great activity for similar figures. Students will go outside and measure an object's shadow, a student's shadow and the same student's height. They then take all of that information and input it into proportions, cross multiply and solve. My students loved this lesson.
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Students will need a mirror and tape measure to find the indirect measurement using similarity and proportions of heights outside of the school. A great end of the year activity to get students questioning and finding measurements themselves.
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You and your class will enjoy these hands on measuring activities! Students will practice Ordering by length, comparing length using an indirect object, measuring using standard or non standard unit.
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This is an outdoor project with 5 stations for students to acquire hands on experience with indirect measuring using different tools, right triangle trig, and similar triangles. Station 1: The mirror method Students use a mirror to create similar triangles and measure the height of a tall object.
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Students discover the purpose of indirect measurement through a lab using measurable objects and shadows. Key Concepts: Indirect Measurement Ratios/Proportions Measurement Conversions Includes two open-ended questions for students to write about their thinking.
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These activities and worksheets will help your students understand how to measure indirectly and order objects based on length or height. There are five activities, one game and seven worksheets included.
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Students love foldables for notes! This one covers indirect measurement using proportions. Two foldables fit on one sheet. They fit perfectly in a composition book for interactive notebooks or can be used on its own. Key included.Don't forget to earn TPT credits towards FREE products when you le
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