Scale City was created for grades 6-8, but fun for everyone! Explore amazing roadside attractions and learn about the mathematics of scale. At each stop, a short video field trip and a fun interactive simulation help you understand proportional reasoning.
The resources here are designed to help you use Scale City in your classroom. Get started with the “Guide to Using Scale City” below. All the lesson plans are aligned with Kentucky state education standards, which are based on national standards.
Guide to Using Scale City
Tips and ideas for incorporating these resources into your classroom.
Dinosaur World: One-Dimensional Scaling
Louisville Slugger Museum: Similar Triangles
World of Mural Painting: Two-Dimensional Scaling
Miniature Land: Three-Dimensional Scaling
World Chicken Festival: Scaling Up Recipes
Sky-Vue Drive-In: Introducing Inverse Proportions
Belle of Louisville: Proportions and Music
Kentucky Horse Park: Speed, Distance, and Time