I Think We Need A Bigger Boat

You’re gonna need a bigger boat for this lesson. Students will use measurement and ratios to find out more about one of natures scariest predators. 

Mathematical Domains: Geometry, Measurement and Data, The Number System, Numbers and Operations, Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Standards: Grade Levels 6, 7, 8: 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 6.NS.6, 6.NS.7, 6.NS.8, 6.G.3, 7.RP.1, 7.RP.2, 7.RP.3, 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 7.G.1, 7.G.4, 7.G.6, 8.EE.5, 8.G.3, 8.G.7, 8.G.8

Topics: Measurement, Percents, Unit Rate, Circumference, Fractions, Decimals, Pythagorean Theorem, Coordinate Grid, Transformations, Proportions

Grade Level(s): Sixth, Seventh, Eighth

Duration: Approximately 3  to 5 days

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, PDF, Activities