Students often find the interpretation of graphs extremely difficult – this has been shown in research and from many stories of interviews with college students and with younger students.
This is a fun sidewalk chalk activity that gets everyone moving and having interesting conversations about numbers!
Once students have found their home or school in Google Earth, a good activity for them would be plotting paths of standard distances.
This lesson sets the stage for a discussion of travel in the solar system.
Students use real-world examples to solve problems involving scale as they examine maps of their home states and calculate distances between cities.
In this lesson, students will compare the price of a toll to the distance traveled.