UP, Up, And Away

The answer to the questions you’ve had about balloons since you were just a youngster. Students will use unit rate and conversions to write liner functions about the carrying capacity of balloons.

Mathematical Domains: Functions, Geometry, Measurement and Data, Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Standards: Grade Levels 6, 7, 8, 9: 6.RP.A.3, 7.RP.A.2, 7.EE.B.4, 8.EE.B.5, 8.F.B.4, 8.G.C.9, HSA-CED.A.2

Topics: Unit Rates, Unit Conversion, Writing Linear Functions, Volume

Grade Level(s): Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth

Duration: Approximately 1  to 2 hours

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