KROS Pacific Ocean Kayak Journey: Food Storage Mass and Volume


Resource ID#: 120738 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
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Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Keywords: mass, volume, storage, kayak, Pacific ocean, KROS, weight, food, boat, design
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

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