Tag Archives: ratios

166 – Barbie proportions

My 6th graders are working on scaling Barbie up to human size based on one assigned body part. It should be a 5-period (1 week) project. Instructions for each group of 3 students — each group gets its own Barbie: Measure Barbie: as a class we chose to take 15 different body measurements on Barbie. […]

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156 – “Warmsnugs Double Glazing”

I did this last year. Really great lesson. I’m adding an extension of having kids create a set of 8 windows and price them accordingly, give the price of each one, including 1 of them as incorrect. So, pretty much duplicate the lesson with their own pictures and pricing scheme.

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144 – comparing sheets

We finished up the Sleep On It lesson with Part 2.

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143 – comparing mattresses

I wrote about it here.

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103 – mayor of Vegas speaks at SDB conference

I have a sub today because I’m at a conference in Las Vegas this weekend. It’s the annual Sarah D. Barder Fellowship Conference. I wrote a post about a student who made it possible for me to attend this great conference each year. The mayor of Las Vegas, Carolyn G. Goodman, also an SDB Fellow, […]

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102 – ratios and estimation

I wrote about this lesson here. It went GREAT so far!!! We got through 5 of the 10 sets of objects.

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