How is measurement connected to ratio and proportion in real life? Discuss.
A perfect illustration of measurement, ratio and proportion in real life is kisses. Yep, chocolate kisses at Valentines time. It's great fun, grand for hands-on involvement and of course fun to eat! What I have students do is make a table in Microsoft Word. They are either assigned a certain number of kisses or they can select among 20 options.
First, they make a prediction about the diameter, height, and radius of one. Then they do the same for another kiss, adding their data to their table. Keep in mind that there are many available on the market and at thrift shops, whereas I have a giant piñata one, along with wooden ...
Examples of math ratios for educational lesson planning are discussed.