All Lesson Plans

How Big is a Pirate Ship Really?

Students will be able to transfer geometric forms from a scale grid to a full-size grid.

How Can We Determine the Resource Output of Quarries?

Students will be able to develop mathematical strategies to estimate output of quarries.

How Did Blackbeard Determine How Many Pirates He Could Support?

Students will be able to use a linear equation to solve problems related to economics.

How Do Major Mineral Resources Correlate with Landform Regions?

Students will be able to list and explain the occurrence of major resources in each region.

How Do Places Get Their Names?

Students will be able to make connections between the names of towns and local features.  Students read “How Kingstree Got Its Name” and “Table Rock Legend.”

How Do Resources Get from the Mine to Me?

Students will be able to describe in detail the pathways of products from mine to market.

How Do We Measure Earthquakes?

Students will be able to explain how to use and interpret the Richter and Mercalli Scales.

How Do We Use Mineral Resources to Maintain Our Standard of Living?

Students will be able to recognize the variety of minerals used to produce common items.

How Does Mineral Production Change Through Time?

Students will be able to analyze data from past years, generate statistics, and predict trends.

How Has Per Capita Use of Mineral Resources Changed over 200 Years?

Students will be able to express a comparative dataset in an appropriate graphical format using data about  the change in use of mineral resources over time.

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