Money Doesn't Grow On Trees

This is one valuable lesson. Students will look at the geometry and proportional relationships to see exactly how much paper comes from one tree and how expensive paper really is.

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.7, 8.G.8

Topics: measurement, perimeter, unit rate, volume, conversions, surface area, cylinder, diameter,circumference

Grade Level(s): Sixth, Seventh, Eighth

Duration: Approximately 3 to 5 days

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