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This lesson includes (3) scale investigations focusing on area, perimeter and volume of rectangles and rectangular prisms.
Investigation #1 - What happens to the perimeter and area of a rectangle when the dimensions are increase by 1.5x and 2x?
Investigation #2 - What happens to the perimeter and area of a rectangle when only one dimension is increased by 1.5x and 2x?
Investigation #3 - What happens to the volume of a rectangular prisms when one of it's sides are doubled?
The PowerPoint may be used for classroom instruction and the individual investigations may be printed and used as worksheets/printables.
This lesson includes and answer key.