The Make It Real Learning Geometry 2 workbook focuses on realworld situations that may be effectively analyzed using geometric cepts such as scale ratio, circumference of a circle, arc measure, arc length, and angles. This book suits best grades 4 (angle worksheets), grade 7, and high school.
From figuring out how to determine the difference between the populations of two countries to analyzing the number of visitors to a website, learners get to use basic geometry in meaningful ways. Each activity integrates real world information, companies, and issues (e.g. planets, Mattel's Hot Wheels, floor plans, sextant), not just "realistic" data.
The workbook includes 10 activities focused on helping learners master the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (www.corestandards.org). Each workbook activity focuses on making sense of mathematics in a realworld context. Mastering mathematics means more than memorizing procedures. Learners need to discover how to think critically and use mathematics as a tool to better understand the world.
There are multiple ways to use the activities of the book in a teaching environment. The activities are an excellent tool for stimulating mathematical discussions in a small group setting. Due to the challenging nature of each activity, group members are motivated to brainstorm problem solving strategies together. The interesting real world contexts motivate them to want to solve the problems. The activities may also be used for individual projects and classwide discussions.
As a readyresource for teachers, the workbook also includes completely workedout solutions for each activity. To make it easier for teachers to assess student work, the solutions are included on a duplicate copy of each activity.
Activity Title  Mathematical Objectives 

Scale Model Toys: Working with Scale and Scale Drawings 
Make a scale drawing Use a scale to calculate dimensions in reality Use a scale to calculate dimensions in a model 
Home Floor Plans: Working with Scale Drawings 
Use a scale to calculate dimensions in reality Use a scale to calculate dimensions in a floor plan Calculate area Make a scale drawing of a room 
Planets Orbiting the Sun #1: Working with Arcs and Arc Length 
Calculate circumference of a circle Calculate arc length as a fraction of a circumference problem solving 
Planets Orbiting the Sun #2: Working with Arcs and Arc Length 
Calculate circumference of a circle Calculate arc length as a fraction of a circumference problem solving 
Planets Orbiting the Sun #3: Working with Arcs, Arc Length, and Arc Measure  Calculate arc measure (in degrees) 
Planets Orbiting the Sun #4: Working with Arcs, Arc Length, and Arc Measure 
Calculate arc length, given arc measure Using arc measure 
Angles on the Move: Working with the Meaning of Angle Measure  Estimate angles 
Angles and Our Planet: Working with the Meaning of Angle Measure 
Understanding how a sextant works Using a protractor to draw angles 
Angles in Construction and Design: Working with Drawing Angles 
Slope of a ramp Draw diagrams of ramps using a protractor 
Where Are We Heading: Working with Drawing Angles  Draw angles that show a given compass bearing (such as 105° or 40° East of South) 
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