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Miniature Toys Introduce Ratio and Proportion with a Real-World Connection

Randell L. Drum and Wesley G. Petty Jr. 

September 2001, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 50

Abstract:
Miniature plastic toys are ideal models for introducing ratios and proportions. They concretely emphasize the real-world connection of the concepts to objects. Activity included.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Connections / Applications
Teacher
Manipulatives
Ratios / Proportions