The Fractal Rivers Fractivity meets a variety of NM State Content Standards:
NM Math Standards:
K.G.4.2 Find and describe geometric shapes in nature or architecture.
(K,1,2).A.1.3 Recognize, reproduce, describe, extend, and create repeating patterns.
3.N.1.6 Demonstrate an understanding of fractions as parts of unit wholes, parts of a collection or set, and as locations on a number line.
4.N.1.3 Add and subtract fractions with common and uncommon denominators using a variety of strategies.
NM Science Standards:
Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects(3)
Know that Earth’s features are constantly changed by a combination of slow and rapid processes that include the action of volcanoes, earthquakes, mountain building, biological changes, erosion, and weathering. (3)
Describe how human activity impacts the environment. (5)
Describe the contributions of science to understanding local or current issues (e.g., watershed and community decisions regarding water use). (5)
Understand how organisms interact with their physical environments to meet their needs (i.e., food, water, air) and how the water cycle is essential to most living systems. (6)
NM Social Studies Standards:
Understand maps and globes as representations of places and phenomena (1)
Use a variety of maps to locate specific places and regions (2)
Identify ways in which people depend on natural and man-made environments, including natural resources to meet basic needs (2)
Draw conclusions and make generalizations from geographic information and inquiry (4)
Demonstrate how different areas of the United States are organized and interconnected (5)