## UNDERSTANDING PERCENT

Objective: I can convert from fractions and decimals to percents.

Power Standard:

6.RP.1-3 Students will be able to write and compare ratios and rates; solve proportions in relation to percents and rates of changes.

Depth Of Knowledge: Level 2

Power Standard:

6.RP.1-3 Students will be able to write and compare ratios and rates; solve proportions in relation to percents and rates of changes.

Depth Of Knowledge: Level 2

## Math & Science Project

**Fact:**The surface area of Earth is about 500,000,000 kilometers squared. North America is the third largest continent with an area of about 22,500,000 kilometers squared. That’s about 4.5 % of the Earth’s surface area.

**Directions:**Research the following continents areas. Find the percent compared to the Earth’s surface area.

**Continents:**Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Oceania (Australia).

*Use the website under Students tab labeled: Topic 14 MP Surface Area. It is bookmarked on my Symbaloo.*