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694 resources with the keyterm perimeter

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The Ultimate Classroom: R & D

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Redecorate a classroom on a budget. Middle schoolers rebuild a classroom after a disaster. They conduct Internet research to determine construction supplies needed and the most cost effective way to reach the predetermined results. They...
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Maya Ball

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Sure the ancient Mayan civilization had an advanced calendar and mathematical system, but did you know that they also played a great team sport like basketball? Invite your learners to discover the great ballcourt at Chichen Itza and...
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Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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Find Perimeter with Missing Side Lengths

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
In the fourth video of this 7-part series, learners find out how to measure perimeter of a square or rectangle with the aid of square tiles. A review of the difference between a square and rectangle begins the lesson. Then, examples walk...
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How Do You Find the Perimeter of a Shape?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Perimeter, area. Area, perimeter. Which is which? Perimeter is the distance around the edge of the shape. So all you have to do is add up the values.
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Writing Task 3.MD.8

For Students 3rd Standards
A quick writing activity empowers third graders to find the perimeter of an octagon and further explain why their answer is accurate. Based on their knowledge of measurement, learners incorporate practices that engage them in more than...
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Section 2.5 - Problem Solving (Part B)

For Students 7th - 12th
Trying to figure out the perimeter of a geometric figure? Here are a few word problems to set up algebraic equations to solve for perimeter. There are also some word problems to set up algebraic equations to solve for angles in a...
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How Do You Find the Perimeter of a Shape?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Perimeter, area. Area, perimeter. Which is which? Perimeter is the distance around the edge of the shape. So all you have to do is add up the values.
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How Do You Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher illustrates a diagram to help you learn about perimeter. First she adds the sides together to get the perimeter. Then she shows how to use the perimeter formula to make it a bit simpler.
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What's the Formula for the Perimeter of a Rectangle?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discover how to find the algebraic formula for the perimeter of a rectangle through this tutorial. Your algebra learners will be guided towards the thinking steps around this concept. After showing the video, invite your class to model...
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Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Another good presentation by Christine Berg is here for you. In it, learners are coached on definitions of area and perimeter and are shown how to perform calculations for both. They also see how to calculate the area of a triangle by...
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How Big Is The Playground?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students calculate the standard and metric measurements of a playground. In this measurement lesson, students use GPS coordinates and graphing calculators to determine the dimensions of an area outside of the school in both standard and...
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What's the Perimeter?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Find the perimeter of squares and rectangles with a straightforward worksheet. An example at the top of the page shows third graders how to find the perimenter, along with the addition problem necessary to find it. Pupils then work on...
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Skate Borders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore how making different rectangular shapes with the same perimeter has an affect on the area of those shapes. Learners use the worksheet embedded in the plan to design their own skateboarding track. They use...
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The Geometry Of An Ox Skin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concepts of area and perimeter. The lesson uses a legend to create a context for the proposed word problem. They use the skill of estimation in order to create an ox skin that is found in the story. 
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L.O. Calculating Area and Perimeter (Version 2)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
An excellent presentation on calculating area and perimeter. Young mathematicians practice the skills involved with determining the area and the perimeter of a variety of rectangular shapes. The final two slides present a challenging...
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L.O. Calculating Area and Perimeter (Version 1)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
An excellent presentation on calculating area and perimeter is here for you. In it, young mathematicians are given five examples to solve for perimeter, then five examples to solve for area. The final two slides present a word problem...
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Perimeters of Squares and Rectangles

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
If you're looking for some perimeter practice problems for beginners, you've found them! Learners reference an example that takes them through the steps of finding the perimeter of a square or rectangle. Then, they complete nine on their...
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Everyday Problems

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring math into the real world with these scenarios which have scholars adding and subtracting money and measurements. There are five word problems here. One involves three addends, another decimals, and another prompts learners to find...
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Principles of Square Roots Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers investigate all the different places in math that square root is present. In this geometry lesson, pupils discuss square roots as it relates to a right triangle and construction. They go over altitude, rise,...
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Family Letter

For Students 6th - 9th
Middle schoolers, working with their parents, calculate and complete five word problems associated with multiplying and dividing decimals. Students research the current Federal minimum wage at the library or on the Internet.
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Perimeters: Which Constellation is the Longest?

For Students 8th - 10th
High schoolers use diagrams of the constellation Orion and the constellation Ursa Major which show the distances between the stars of the constellations. They calculate the perimeters of each, find the average distance of the stars for...
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Explore Perimeter and Area - Problem Solving 18.1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What do Trina's bedroom, Melia's photo, and Xavier's puzzle have in common? They are all rectangular! And they are all used as examples in these real-world math problems involving area and perimeter. Use it as a quiz since there are only...
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Areas of Quadrilaterals and Triangles

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is an area of quadrilaterals and triangles worksheet in which learners solve five short answer problems. They find the area of rectangles, parallelograms, squares, triangles, and trapezoids given a word problem or sketch of the figure.