Materials List: How Big? Necessary Area & Volume for Shelter

  • rulers, meter sticks, tape measures
  • graph paper
  • calculators
  • (optional) helium balloons, each with ~12 ft (3.7 m) of string (or at least ceiling height amount of string)
  • (optional) masking tape, to mark on the floor the dimensions of a bed
  • How Big? Worksheet
  • Reference Page (contains 12 vocabulary words and definitions, formulas, unit conversions)
  • butcher block paper and colored pencils, for drawing cavern designs