This lesson is totally tubular. Students will take a look into the future of transportation which will allow us to travel across country in a matter of minutes. They will analyze the new means of transportation while comparing the cost, speed, and efficiency to present day travel.
Mathematical Domains: Ratios & Proportional Relationships, Geometry, Measurment and Data, Algebraic Thinking, Equations & Expressions
Standards: Grade Levels 6-8: 6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3.B, 6.RP.A.3.D, 6.EE.A.2.C , 6.EE.B.5, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9, 6.G.A.1, 7.RP.A.1, 7.RP.A.2, 7.RP.A.2.B, 7.RP.A.3, 7.EE.B.3, 7.EE.B.4, 7.EE.B.4.B, 7.G.A.1, 7.G.A.2, 7.G.B.6, 8.EE.A.4, 8.G.B.7, 8.G.B.8, 8.G.C.9
Topics: Measurement, Conversion, Rates, Ratios, Inequalities, Diameter, Circumference, Right Triangle, Pythagorean Theorem, Hypotenuse, Real World Math, Dimensions, Volume, Cylinder, Cubed, Squared, Unit Rate, Cost Comparisons, Geometry, Proportion, Scientific Notation
Grade Level(s): Sixth, Seventh, Eighth
Duration: 3 Days
Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Video, Activities
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