Geometry and Boats

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The 6th grade team will be exploring transportation through our maritime modes of transportation.  In Math class, students will be investigating volume, integers, and the coordinate plane.  Students will investigate volume using manipulatives and tasks.  The lessons will tie into Science through discussion of buoyancy, to Social Studies through calculating the square kilometers of different countries, and English Language Arts through reflections of learning.  

From The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network.




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Grade Level(s)
  • 6 - 8th Grade
Transportation Topic(s)
  • Water
Subject(s)
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