This lesson allows students to explore scale drawings by creating a new drawing based on scale factors. Students are given a shape and a scale factor and then must create the enlarged or reduced shape. This lesson also includes hint cards to prompt students that may be stuck. To finish the lab, students will make connections between the area and scale factor of the figures.
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Included in this lab:
1) Scale up and scale down drawings
2) Questions to answer as mathematicians (We've been working on explaining our thinking)
3) Hint Cards
4) Answer Key (to the questions)