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My students loved this project. After a unit on ratios and proportions, I did a mini-lesson on the Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio. This projects asks the kids to discover whether or not any of their body measurement ratios match the Golden Ratio. I saw lessons similar to this on the interne
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For an in-depth preview and classroom pics from my classroom go here: http://pblparadise.blogspot.com/ This project is built on the Project Based Learning (PBL) framework and covers CORE Curriculum Standard: Ratio and Proportions. Task: Students create a board game that teaches their peers consum
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This file includes a Thanksgiving Proportions Project. It includes ratios, unit rates, better buys, proportions, and similar figures all based on preparing a Thanksgiving dinner. Answer key included!!
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This is a project involving percent discounts, tax, percent decrease and unit rates. The project covers common core standards 7.RP.1 and 7.RP.3.
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This project is written to be an in-class project but can be adapted to be an at-home project. The packet includes a teacher instructions page, a Shel Silverstein poem, instructions for the student, an example that has been fully worked out, student answer document, summative thinking questions, an
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In this assignment, students read an article from a cooking magazine about the proper ratios of ingredients in a cake recipe. They write out the proportions between sugar and flour, eggs and fat (butter or shortening), liquid and sugar, and leavening and flour. Then, they create their own recipe. I
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For this project you will need store, preferably party, ads. They can be from the computer or actual magazines. Your students will be planning a party! They need to know and understand ratios, unit rates and proportions. Students get to pick their own theme and become engaged with planning their v
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This is a cooperative learning activity (groups of 2) for using similar triangles and proportions to find the height of an object. Students fill in the blanks to the story problem (like Mad Libs), sketch the triangles with labels, and then write and solve a proportion. Then students can make and pre
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This project is what I used instead of a test for my proportions unit. It includes ratios, unit rates/ better buy, proportional relationships, making equations from a table and graphing from an equation. This is the perfect way to assess your students without giving a basic test!
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There have been many controversies over the body type of Barbie, and if she would be able to survive as a real person. I often introduce this project by reading an article on the Barbie controversy. Then, using the attached worksheet I have students work with tape measures to find their own dimens
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Students will need to use a scale factor to create a similar image. It is a great way to assess their understanding of similar figures and scale factors.
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*Students will need to bring in their own Matchbox/Hot Wheels car for the project. *You may need to borrow/buy a race track to use for the time trials. This projects aligns with 6th Grade Math Common Core standards and ties together ratios, percents, proportions, graphing, data analysis, and intege
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Students will build a proportional scale model of any object of their choosing. The document is editable to fit your needs.
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Students choose from one of three vacation destinations: Paris, London, or Tokyo. Convert between currencies (sample unit rates for USD to Euros, Pounds, and Yen are provided) and calculate the cost of the trip including the cost of the flight, hotel, and car/gas. Structured answer sheets are provid
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Combine finding proportions with English class for this fun week long project. Students will figure out the length of the Statue of Liberty's arm by using proportions of their own bodies in small groups. They will learn about the proportions of the body and also research some interesting facts about
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This project has the students make a giant hand and a giant snack to see what a giant that was the same proportions as they are would eat. I did this project with my geometry students (mostly freshman and sophomores) but you could probably also do it with 7th and 8th grade and/or Pre-Algebra or Alg
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Your purchase comes with the Barbie Proportions project. Scholars will measure various aspects of a variety of dolls in mm, convert average adult heights to mm, and find the scale factor to turn the doll measurements into adult measurements. Next they will complete tables that help them scale the do
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Students plan a vacation and have to calculate the expenses through research and using proportional reasoning.
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This project is designed to reinforce the use of percents and/or scale factor. It requires students to perform calculations, create real life models and reflect on the use of ratios. An outline of the project is as follows:Introduction- Share keychain examples and connect the creation of keychains t
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In this project-based learning opportunity, students design a blueprint for their dream house. The project requires students to think critically This is primarily a math project, but could easily be an interdisciplinary project extended to language arts, science, and social studies.
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Here is a great 2-day Pre-Algebra project using measurement conversions and proportions! A flea can jump 150 times his body length! If a human could jump 150 times their length....could they jump over the Grand Canyon?
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Check out other projects by The Eclectic Emerald! Similar figures have the same shape, but are not typically the same size. Students will use photographs and indirect measurement to determine how tall objects are around their school, home, or town. Students will need (or be introduced to) knowle
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Included is a rubric and a list of requirements for a children's book on proportions.
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The project is the core of what I have built my classroom around. Scaffolding learners to real world projects. This bundle includes the 105+ math projects I have written. This is over 2,700 pages of content. 21st Century Math Projects each scaffold through an authentic context and math skill buildi
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