Lewis and Clark - Lesson 10: Using Math Connections to Collect and Document Specimens
In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to: 1. Measure length and width of leaf samples to the nearest millimeter. 2. Measure the circumference of trees. 3. Calculate the diameter of the same trees. 4. Calculate the height of the trees using ratio and proportion. It is recommended that one to two 45-minute class periods be scheduled to complete the entire lesson.
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Higher education
Measurement, Applied Mathematics, Process Skills, Statistics, Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Geometry, Probability, Number Sense, Number Theory, Arithmetic, Journalism