Measurement from the Bottom of the World to the Middle School Classroom
April 2004, Volume 9, Issue 8, Page 407
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.
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Weight / Mass
Time / Money