Instructional Activity# Sizing Up a Basketball Court

Lesson 7. Unit 1. Grade 7 Open Up Resources

Open Up Resources15 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 7, Unit 1, Grade 7. In this introductory activity, students explore the meaning of scale. They begin to see that a scale communicates the relationship between lengths on a drawing and corresponding lengths in the objects they represent, and they learn some ways to express this relationship. Students measure lengths on a scale drawing and use a given scale to find corresponding lengths on a basketball court.