mathy maps

Maps is such a great arc for exploring math!

The Rubber Band has taken the concepts of longitude and latitude literally and have been adventuring into the world to find the measurement of a minute of longitude. They spent all of last Thursday converting a coordinate from degrees, minutes, and seconds to decimal degrees after learning that the measurement changes depending on where you are located on the earth.

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The Coyotes and the Phantoms worked together today exploring arrays and how they help illuminate the concept of area.

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They are also exploring topography using legos. The Coyotes created their own topographical maps indicating level by which color they were using.

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