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Windjammer Environmental Center

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Aquatic Adventure
Pentagonal Plot
3 R's
Get Physically Fit
Slam Dunk
E-luminate


Windjammer Environmental Center

Access for All: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Cover the ramp

Standard 2.
Topic A.
Indicator 2.
Objective b:
Apply right angle concepts to solve real-world problems

Geometry:
Analyze characteristics…and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships/create and critique inductive and deductive arguments concerning geometric ideas and relationships, such as…the Pythagorean relationship

Pythagorean Theorem

Install curbs

Standard 2.
Topic A.
Indicator 2.
Objective b:
Apply right angle concepts to solve real-world problems

Geometry:
Analyze characteristics…and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships/create and critique inductive and deductive arguments concerning geometric ideas and relationships, such as…the Pythagorean relationship

 

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Aquatic Adventure: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Dig out the pond

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 1.
Objective c:
Estimate and determine the volume of cylinder

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/develop strategies to determine the…volume of…cylinders

Volume of a Cylinder

Fill the pond with water

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 1.
Objective c:
Estimate and determine the volume of cylinder

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/develop strategies to determine the…volume of…cylinders

 

Include some goldfish

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 1.
Objective a:
Estimate and determine the circumference or area of a circle

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/develop and use formulas to determine…the area of…circles

Circumference and Area of a Circle


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Pentagonal Plot: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Place and size the garden

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 2.
Objective a:
Use proportional reasoning to solve measurement problems

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/solve problems involving scale factors, using ratio and proportion

Proportional Reasoning

Cover the garden

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 1.
Objective b:
Estimate and determine area of a composite figure

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/…develop strategies to find the area of more-complex shapes

Area of a Composite Figure


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3 R's: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Place and size the gazebo

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 2.
Objective a:
Use proportional reasoning to solve measurement problems

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/solve problems involving scale factors, using ratio and proportion

 

Cover the floor

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 1.
Objective b:
Estimate and determine area of a composite figure

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/…develop strategies to find the area of more-complex shapes

 

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Get Physically Fit: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Place a second set of tires

Standard 2.
Topic E.
Indicator 1.
Objective a:
Identify, describe, and plot the results of multiple transformations on a coordinate plane (reflection and rotation)

Geometry:
Apply transformations…/describe sizes, positions, and orientations of shapes under informal transformations such as flips, turns, slides, and scaling

Transformations: Reflections

Transformations: Rotations

Place the cones

Standard 2.
Topic E.
Indicator 1.
Objective a:
Identify, describe, and plot the results of multiple transformations on a coordinate plane (translation)

Geometry:
Apply transformations…/describe sizes, positions, and orientations of shapes under informal transformations such as flips, turns, slides, and scaling

Transformations: Translations

Place the hurdles

Standard 2.
Topic E.
Indicator 1.
Objective a:
Identify, describe, and plot the results of multiple transformations on a coordinate plane (translation)

Geometry:
Apply transformations…/describe sizes, positions, and orientations of shapes under informal transformations such as flips, turns, slides, and scaling

 

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Slam Dunk: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Paint the lines

Standard 3.
Topic C.
Indicator 1.
Objective a:
Estimate and determine the circumference or area of a circle

Measurement:
Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas…/develop and use formulas to determine the circumference of circles…

 

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E-luminate: Windjammer

Task/Subtask

Grade 8 Maryland Standard/Topic/Indicator/
Objective

Grades 6 - 8 NCTM Standard/Expectation

Lesson Plans

Replace the lights

Standard 2.
Topic E.
Indicator 1.
Objective a:
Identify, describe, and plot the results of multiple transformations on a coordinate plane
(translation)

Geometry:
Apply transformations…/describe sizes, positions, and orientations of shapes under informal transformations such as flips, turns, slides, and scaling

 

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