Math and Science
Target Audience: Grades 3 – 5 Length of Time: On going
AIMS Math Plus Science A Solution
Measuring materials: Trundle wheel, meter sticks, pie plates, etc.
“A Human Machine” Video
Students will be able to learn about measurement and how to use various
measuring tools. Students will also view materials (books, videos)
that investigates how the human body works while engaged in a sports
Before Museum Visit Objectives:
Students will become familiar with tools used for measuring.
Students will learn about capacity, length and metric weights ~ grams
Students will be able to choose their own objects to measure.
Students will measure these objects and write data/measurements in their journals.
Students will share observations and measurements with class
During Museum Visit Objectives:
Students will visit the
Students will measure how far they can throw a foam ball versus a rubber ball.
Students will measure an Olympic hero painted on the wall (ie: Shaq O’Neill, Tara Lipinski, Allen Iverson, etc.) of the science museum using a metric tape measure.
Students will record measurements on activity sheet
Using the “TAKE A LEAP” activity, students will measure the height of their jumps
Students will record measurements on activity sheet.
After Museum Visit Objectives:
Students will share their data and observations
Students will participate in the math classroom olympics, using lessons from AIMS ~ Math Plus Science A Solution Book