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Math by the Month
math by the month: Take flight with mathematics

Kimberly M. Lilienthal 

May 2013, Volume 19, Issue 9, Page 546

Exploring airport traffic, usage, hours of operation, and security statistics are all ways to model and bring relevance to math. Students soar while exploring the mathematics of aircraft: dimensions, cargo, fuel, and passenger capacity. Comparing two airports or aircraft would be valuable ways to extend their mathematical journey.

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An activity sheet for week 1 of K-grade 2 for Math by the Month: Take flight with Mathematics

Grades 3-5
Data Representation
Geometry & Measurement
Problem Solving / Problem Posing