Shrinking Your Class, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, March 2010, pages 386-391. This activity has students measure actual lengths such as their height and create a model of themselves, the class, desk, a park, etc. Students will calculate several proportions to complete this activity.

Map Scale, Proportions and Google Earth, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, April 2010 pages 448-457. This technology activity has students use Google Earth to examine the size and shape of know objects such as football fields to the map scale.

Map Scale, Proportions and Google Earth, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, April 2010 pages 448-457. This technology activity has students use Google Earth to examine the size and shape of know objects such as football fields to the map scale.