# Search Results

Showing results 1 to 20 of 30

Source Institutions
In this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to determine the length of the Statue of Liberty's torch-bearing arm.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this math lesson, learners explore the concept of using units to measure length. Learners first read "How Big is a Foot" by Rolf Myller and learn about units.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity, learners build a 1:140 "scale model" of NASA's X-33 Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Technology Demonstrator, and investigate how the model dimensions compare to the real vehicle.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
Source Institutions
This is an activity about prediction. How far can you hop in 5 seconds? Could you make it to the door? Across the room? Everyone lines up and tries it.

free Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
Source Institutions
Create a “Find Someone” list, with about 10 items, each containing a shape, number, or measurement. Can you find someone in the group with hair about 4 inches long? Someone wearing parallel lines?

free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity, learners use measurement concepts to make models of what their body parts might look like if they were a snake or a chameleon.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
Source Institutions
In this math lesson, learners rotate through various centers while comparing and ordering objects according to length.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity, learners will predict the size of a giant scale model of a comb or other rectangular object, then make one. If you tripled the size of a dollar bill, could you sit on it?

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this graphing exercise (page 2 of the pdf), learners compare their own height to the length of various sharks.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity, learners will decide together on a question about how far, long or high the group could reach together.

free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity, learners make pretend snakes and use them to explore estimation and measurement. Learners roll out clay snakes and estimate and measure their lengths and diameters.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
Source Institutions
In this math activity, challenge learners to make two equal rows from eight different paper strips. Learners can explore the many ways they can solve this problem.

free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
Source Institutions
In this math lesson, learners use inchworm measuring tools to measure the lengths of several objects in the room.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this self-measuring activity, learners measure and record the length of their foot.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
Source Institutions
In this full inquiry activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Kinetic Sculpture Challenge Activity), groups of learners will make predictions about which feature of a pendulum (mass, length,

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
Source Institutions
In this math lesson, learners participate in several activities where they apply measurement skills.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this math lesson, learners explore the concept of using units to measure length.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity, young learners use different-sized paper 'caterpillars' and various household items to predict and measure their height.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
Source Institutions
In this activity on page 1 of the PDF, learners compare the relative sizes of biological objects (like DNA and bacteria) that can't be seen by the naked eye.

free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
Source Institutions
An ordinary camera has a lens that makes an image on film. In a pinhole camera, a small hole replaces the lens.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes