Calculating the range of Sequoia sempervirens in California Using the following maps, estimate the range of redwoods in all the California counties in which the species is found.
Students will engage with a two day project that integrates math, science, and art measuring and drawing trees. Using the learning landscape on or near your school campus, students will gain a new perspective on the size of trees around them as well as how they fit to scale with the world’s tallest trees. Students […]
Questions: What is the difference between place and value? How can we determine how many hundreds, tens, and ones are in a number? About the activity: Place Value Pictures provides an engaging way for students to work with hundreds, tens, and ones blocks in a way that combines math and art. it creates an interactive […]
A Kindergarten-Second Grade Exploration Activity Marble run mechanics can be introduced in several ways but I believe the best way is to just let the kids play for as long as it holds their attention. As they are creating various marble runs, move from group to group and provide challenges for them to create more […]
The Sky Trail is a gondola ride through the redwood forests in Del Norte County, near Redwood National and State parks. As we waited in line to board, we were pondering Amusement Ride Mathematics. A few facts for consideration: Passengers are picked up every 2 minutes Each passenger pays, on average, $10 for the ride […]
In this engineering and designing battlebots challenge, students are invited to create a vibrating “robot” using a simple circuit created with a battery and DC motor. Materials: DC 9v motor AA battery and wired batter pack Plastic cup or other light material CD or other design Painter’s tape Glue gun and glue sticks Design choices […]