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Ratios: Facts to Fun

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Melody Campbell


Sparkman Middle School, Madison County


This podcast is an introduction to teaching ratios.  Using this podcast will enable teachers to introduce what a ratio is and how it is written and read.  Bright visuals are available to be seen as many examples are shown reflecting ratios.  At the end, words that rhyme with ratio is meant to be a fun way to be creative and play with words, all while still focusing on the word ratio.  This podcast is a great kick start to teaching children the skill of ratios.

Length: 03:37

Content Areas: Math

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

MA2015 (6)
1. Understand the concept of a ratio, and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities. [6-RP1]
Examples: "The ratio of wings to beaks in the bird house at the zoo was 2:1 because for every 2 wings there was 1 beak." "For every vote candidate A received, candidate C received nearly three votes."


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