Unit of Instruction

Applied Mathematics

Elementary School
Targeted Grade Level
PreK - 5th

This unit is designed to introduce students to basic mathematics concepts such as perimeter, area, volume, ratios, proportions, and scale drawings. As students progress through the unit, they will become confident in their ability to use and apply mathematics concepts to real-world situations and challenges. 


Included Lessons
  1. Unit Overview
  2. Dimensions & Measurement
  3. Perimeter
  4. Area
  5. Volume
  6. Ratios, Proportions, and Scale Drawings
  7. Unit Assessment
Mobile STEM Lab Requirement
Engineering Pathways Mobile STEM Lab
Young Engineers Mobile STEM Lab
NGSS Learning Dimensions

Scientific & Engineering Practices

  • Developing and using models

  • Using mathematics 

  • Constructing explanations and designing solutions

  • Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

  • Planning and carrying out investigations

  • Asking questions and defining problems

Crosscutting Concepts

  • Scale, proportion, and quantity

  • Structure and function

  • Patterns

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