Unit of Instruction

Applied Mathematics (Available Mid 2019)

Elementary School
Targeted Grade Level
PreK - 5th


In this unit, students apply mathematics concepts to real-world engineering situations or challenges. Students get hands-on as they explore measurement, perimeter, area, volume, and more.  

Included Lessons
  1. Dimensions & Measurement
  2. Perimeter
  3. Area
  4. Volume
  5. Ratios, Proportions, and Scale Drawings
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 and computational thinking

  • Constructing explanations and designing solutions

  • Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information


Crosscutting Concepts

  • Patterns

  • Scale, proportion, and quantity

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