Education Technology

The Ordinary Man

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students will estimate the heights of various celebrities in inches. They will convert inches to feet, and they will interpret the calculator results to express the estimated heights in feet and inches. Finally, they will graph the estimated heights and actual heights of the celebrities.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.