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Ratios

Ratios

Dare to compare! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to one particularly useful means of comparison: ratios. You’ll learn exactly what a ratio is and how division is used in writing one. You’ll find out the difference between a part and a whole, as well as how to know when a ratio is involved in a math problem or in real life! You’ll also discover the three ways to write ratios. Nothing compares to this excellent movie!

## Ratios Lesson Plan: Ratio Rumble Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore ratios and proportions using an online math game called Ratio Rumble. Students will identify ratios when used in a variety of contextual situations and explain why ratios and rates naturally relate to fractions and decimals.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Ratios Lesson Plan: Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Cafeteria Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grade 6, grade 7, and grade 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts. They will describe, represent, and apply numbers using mental strategies, paper/pencil and technology through an online game. Students will also practice analyzing ratios, proportions, and percentages.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Number Lines and Estimation Lesson Plan: Battleship Numberline Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts such as whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. Students will use interactive game play to understand relationships between numbers and estimate positions on a number line.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Ratios, Proportion, and Percents Lesson Plan: Making Real-World Connections

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students use BrainPOP resources to define and give examples of a ratio, proportion, and percent. Students then solve word problems and equations to find ratios, proportions and percents. See more »

## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »