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Measurement from the Bottom of the World to the Middle School Classroom

Lee Coester 

April 2004, Volume 9, Issue 8, Page 407

Abstract:
A classroom activity analyzes the mathematics found in Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World, the true story of Ernest Shackleton and the 27-man crew who all survived a shipwreck at the South Pole.

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Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
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