Huge diamond found in Canada

552-carat diamond found in Diavik Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada

Can you tell just how big this gem is?  Do you know how big a carat is? What would this look like on a ring on your finger?

To see the construction of the mine and the incredible lake dike that surrounds it, watch this second  video.

The activity: CanadianDiamond.pdf

3-d Graph Paper if you would like to use it:  3-dGraphPaper@formsbirds.com.pdf

CCSS: 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.3, HSG.MGA

For members we have an editable Word.docx and solutions

CanadianDiamond.docx    CanadianDiamond-solution.pdf

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