Toilet Talk

You may want to wash your hands after you’re done. Students will use unit rates and conversions to analyze the geometry behind the rolls of toilet paper.

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

Standards: Grade Levels 5, 6, 7, 8: 5.OA.3, 5.MD.1, 5.MD.3, 5.MD.4, 5.MD.5, 5.NF.4, 5.NF.7, 6.RP.3, 6.EE.7, 6.EE.9, 6.G.1, 6.G.2, 6.G.4, 6.SP.5, 7.RP.1, 7.NS.3, 7.EE.3, 7.EE.4, 7.G.1, 7.G.4, 7.G.6, 8.G.9

Topics: Unit Rates, Unit Conversions, Volume, Area, Perimeter, Circumference, Diameter, Percents, Measurement

Grade Level(s): 5, 6, 7, 8

Duration: 3 to 5 days

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